ISLAMABAD   -   The government and the dissident PTI lawmakers, during Thursday’s National Assembly proceedings, blamed Imran Khan-led PTI government for deliberately violating the constitution and bringing the country on the brink of Martial law.

The lawmakers came down hard on the former Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri for issuing an unprecedented ruling against the prescribed rules. “They [PTI Govt] with their conduct brought the country on the brink of Martial law,” said PTI’s dissident MNA Ahmed Hussain Dehur, taking part in the discussion. Dehur appreciated the role of the Supreme Court (SC) for its timely intervention after the ruling of deputy speaker Qasim Khan Suri. “I salute Supreme Court (SC) and also appreciate the role of establishment,” he said. About establishing the neutral role, he said, “I salute Army Chief for his role in this episode”. He also criticised policies of the previous govt and urged the youth to be aware of the traps of the past rulers. He said moral values and traditions were disrespected during the past regime.

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He also criticised policies of the previous government and urged the youth to be aware of the traps of the past rulers. He said moral values and traditions were disrespected during the past regime. Other lawmakers also strongly criticised the PTI government for not taking appropriate steps to strengthen country’s economy. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) MNA Maulana Akbar Chitral, for the second consecutive day, asked the incumbent government to take steps for running interest-free economy in the country. “Take concrete steps for an interest-free system in the country,” he said. Minister for Communications Asad Mahmood expressed the resolve to bring pro-people policies to provide relief to the masses. Speaking in the National Assembly on Thursday, he said, “We have to lessen people’s sufferings like inflation and shortage of electricity.” The minister also stressed the need for focusing on electoral reforms at the earliest to ensure transparent and credible elections in the country. PPP-P’s Munawar Ali Talpur drew attention of the House toward the shortage of water in Sindh and urged the government to pay attention to this respect. Minister for Communications Asad Mahmood expressed the resolve to bring pro-people policies to provide relief to the masses. “We have to lessen people’s sufferings like inflation and shortage of electricity,” he said, adding that there was a need for focusing on electoral reforms at the earliest to ensure transparent and credible elections in the country.