Govt behind threatening judges, alleges Khurshid Shah


ISLAMABAD – Referring to the statements of Nehal Hashmi, Opposition Leader in National Assembly Khurshid Shah strongly bashed government for threatening judges who are hearing Panama Leaks case.

In his talk, Khurshid Shah asked the leaders to tell where they are leading parliament and democracy. He said that the incumbent government has not rendered any sacrifice for democracy.

Talking on the budget recently announced by Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, he said that the budget is meant for the betterment of the masses and contribution of opposition in its passage is important.

He said the budget is not people friendly and no relief has been given to different segments of the society. He said that the speeches of all the Parliamentary leader should be broadcast live as it will strengthen democracy in the country.

Meanwhile, opposition parties once again staged walk out of National Assembly over not broadcasting Khurshid Shah’s speech.

Earlier, Shah criticized the government by reciting a poetic verse, and then warned Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq to air budget speeches live to ensure opposition’s participation.