PML-N respects judiciary, says Saad Rafique


MULTAN: Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique on Saturday said that the PML-N respects the judiciary and he has gone to jail many a time for the restoration of judiciary.

The railways’ minister, while addressing the media, said that distortions between the government and judiciary will harm the country and that both parliament and judiciary should be respected.

He said each and every decision of the judiciary should be accepted by everyone.

The minister said that the elements, who approached the court for resolving political issues, were responsible for the current political situation in the country.

He said that all institutions should have to work in their constitutional domains for the betterment of the country.

Replying to a question about upcoming general elections, Saad said that an impartial caretaker setup would be made with the consultation of not only the opposition leaders but also all political parties having representation in the Parliament.

The impartial caretaker setup, having confidence in all political parties, would ensure free and fair elections in the country, he added.

He claimed that his party would win the coming general elections on the basis of its performance.

As people know very-well that which party had delivered and who had done the politics of allegations and lies, he observed.

Two senior leaders Federal Minister for Privatisation Daniyal Aziz and Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry were served notices regarding contempt of court on Friday.

On Friday, Nehal Hashmi was disqualified from his Senate seat for throwing threats at the judiciary in a speech last year. CJP sentenced him to one-month imprisonment and Rs50,000 fine.

It had served Hashmi with a contempt notice following a speech to workers in Karachi last year, in which he had threatened the prime minister’s unidentified ‘enemies’.



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