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“We will not recognize this Govt”, Maulana Fazal ur Rehman

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Chief of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), Maulana Fazal ur Rehman reiterated that “we will not recognize this government. Addressing a mammoth public meeting organized by the anti-government alliance in Karachi, he lashed out at the Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) led government during its second power show in Karachi. This government has no legitimacy, he said.

The PDM termed the present government responsible for inflation, unemployment, and poverty in the country and demanded an end to political victimization. Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari demanded of the government to withdraw the island ordinance and again called the Prime Minister Imran Khan as prime minister “select”.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the vice-president of Pakistan Muslim League (N) strongly criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan. She however cautioned that ‘children should not get involved in the fighting of elders”.

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) held its second public meeting in the country’s largest city of Karachi today (Sunday). The 11-party alliance announced a series of public meetings across the country to mount pressure on the Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf(PTI) led government.

Former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif in his stormy speech had blamed the military for overthrowing his government. Hitting back at the former prime minister, Imran Khan, the sitting prime minister lashed out at all the opposition leaders especially Nawaz Sharif.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi 

Speaking in Multan on Sunday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said a government that has been elected into power, cannot be sent packing just because the opposition wanted it gone.

“This alliance, called PDM, is a temporary alliance. People consider it to be an unnatural alliance. Why unnatural? Because this movement does not have one flag, one leader or one ideology.

“Multiple people have gathered out of fear; fear of their own doing, of their incompetence, of the cases against them which could reach a conclusion soon […] of their political trajectory.”

He also pointed to friction among the parties saying at the Gujranwala rally, when on stage there were chants of ‘Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’, there was silence among PPP supporters in the c

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