Imran Khan

Opposition can stage protests, govt to respond through performance: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan said that no one has approached him for a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) directly but insisted there will be no compromise on corruption cases.

While addressing the parliamentary party committee at the parliament house today, PM Imran Khan remarked that the premier said that the opposition can stage protests but the government would respond them only through performance.

PM Imran also urged the members of the parliament to run an awareness campaign and insist people to come forward and pay their taxes.

“The parliamentarians must inform the nation about the people who pushed Pakistan on the verge of an economic crisis,” he added.

“Approval of the budget is a legal requirement; all the parliamentarians should ensure their presence in the assembly for it.”

As many as 129 MNA’s, senators, special assistants of Prime Minister, the allies of PTI, attended the meeting.

The overall political situation and the strategy for the passage of the federal budget 2019-20 from the National Assembly were also discussed in the meeting.

On the other hand, the main opposition party in the National Assembly, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, has also summoned its parliamentary party meeting this evening to discuss the political situation.

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