Interior Minister sees deadlock among opposition parties over issue of no-confidence motion

Opposition trying to create chaos in country but they will to face defeat eventually: Sheikh Rashid


ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Sunday said there was a deadlock among the opposition parties over the issue of the no-confidence motion. Addressing a press conference here at the Ministry of Interior, he said that the opposition’s plans to bring a no-confidence motion would fail as they all were interested to protect their own vested interest.

Sheikh said the opposition trying to create chaos in the country but they would have to face defeat eventually, adding that the government would not create any hurdles for participants of the opposition’s long march and provide full security. The interior minister said that those who were thinking of confrontation will dig their own political grave, adding that these people were disgracing the public mandate. He said the government had full confidence in its allies.

He said it was not Bilawal Bhutto’s capacity to challenge the government. He said the parties which were against each other during the past but today they were extending invitations to each other. The minister said that after 24 years, the Australian Team was in Pakistan and the government has provided the head of state security to the visiting team. He said that India awarded its Wing Commander Abhinandan despite being a loser to hide embarrassment.

Replying to a question, he termed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Russia as successful. The minister said the salaries of armed and civil forces were being increased. He said that new 13 passport offices were being established. He said that he was fully satisfied with the performance of the Islamabad Police. He praised Islamabad Police for exemplary investigation in the Noor Mukadam case. Replying to another question about PTI leader Jahangir Tareen’s health, he prayed for later’s early recovery.

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