ISLAMABAD (Khyber News) – FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has categorically rejected the demands of alliance of opposition parties PDM, saying these are undemocratic and unconstitutional.
The minister said the country cannot be run on the whims of somebody. He emphatically stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan will not step down and that the assemblies will not be dissolved.
He said the present government enjoys the mandate of the people and secured millions of votes in the 2018 general elections.
The Foreign Minister who is also Vice Chairman of PTI regretted that the opposition parties are giving priority to their personal interests over the national interests. He however said we are ready for talks on electoral reforms and the issues of inflation and provincial autonomy and the NFC.
Referring to the stance of opposition parties on dialogue, the Foreign Minister reminded that doors of negotiations in politics are never shut. He said the posture of the opposition parties may damage the democracy.