Amir Muqaam accuses PTI chief of misusing KP mandate




Adviser to prime minister, Amir Muqaam has accused the PTI chief Imran Khan of misusing the mandate of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and asked him to either play a role in the parliament or resign from it.

Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club (PPC) on Wednesday, he said that 90 percent of the mandate of PTI was given by the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but, it paid no heed to the problems of KP.

On this occasion, he was also flanked by former provincial secretary general PML-N, Rahmat Salam Khattak , secretary information Nasir Khan Musazai and a large number of other party workers.

The federal government respected the mandate of the PTI.

He said that in the year 2014, PTI staged a Dharna of 120 days and created hurdles in visit of China’s president and today they are boycotting the parliament on visit of Turkish President, Recep Tayyib Erdogan.

PML-N leader said that Turkey is a good friend of Pakistan and people of both countries share pleasant feelings towards each other. What kind of message the PTI wants to give to the world by boycotting his address to the parliament, he said, while he welcomed the Turkish president’s visit to Pakistan.

Amir Muqaam said that the people of KP welcome Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan as we had always extended support to each other in critical junctures.

In response to a question, Amir Muqaam said that work on Dasu and Basha-Diameer dams was in full swing. The completion of the projects would generate thousands megawatt of electricity. Similarly, he said that work on Golen Gol Hydel project in Chitral was also in progress.

Regarding Munda Dam, he said work on this multi-purpose dam would also be started and if we don’t find a donor, we will construct it with our own resources.