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No threat to democratic system in country: Khaqan

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said there was no threat to democratic system in the country as second time the governments had completed their constitutional tenures.

Democratically elected governments had always performed well for the uplift and prosperity of the people of this country. The PML-N  government had taken all the decision in best national interest, he said talking to a private news channel.

He said we had further strengthened and promoted democracy and implemented all the decisions of the court in supremacy of law, adding we never criticized the verdict of the court.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had presented himself before the court for accountability regarding the cases.

He underlined the need to take the political decisions in the public court instead of apex court. Not a single rupee of corruption was proven against Nawaz Sharif, he added.

The Ex-PM said it was responsibility of interim-set up to ensure general election on their stipulated timeframe and further stated that the elections should be held in transparent manner.

If there was any reason for delay in election process then the interim set up should resolve it for larger interest of the country, he added.

To a query, he said the government of PMN-N had launched number of welfare projects including China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

“We have provided uninterrupted power supply during Sehri and Iftar in ongoing holy month of Ramadan, ” he said.

He said all major political parties had supported the PML-N government on merging Federally Administrated Tribal Area (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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