NAUSHERO FEROZE: Former president and Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples` Party Asif Ali Zardari said that Prime Minister] Nawaz Sharif will soon understand what real accountability looks like.
“We have said it before, the 2013 general elections were ROs’ elections, but we accepted the results for the sake of democracy,” he said,
Explaining his party’s achievements, he said we completed the Constitution given by [Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali] Bhutto.
The former president also claimed that Pakistan’s increased economic ties with China were a ‘gift’ to the nation by the PPP.
“When the US gave a statement against Pakistan, China gave one in our favour,” he added.
Earlier, speaking at the event, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said the present government is snatching the livelihood of people.
“Only PPP understands the true meaning of politics and serving the people,” he added.
The Sharif family is undergoing unprecedented scrutiny after the Supreme Court, in its April 20 judgment in the Panama Papers case, ordered the formation of a joint investigation team to probe the premier’s family’s financial dealings.
‘Those who have looted country – claiming to be pious’
Responding to Zardari`s speech, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani said that those who have looted the country are now claiming of piousness, adding that the opponents leveling allegations against PM Nawaz can not compete against him in the 2018 polls. “They (opposition) will learn a lesson in 2018 election,” he said.
The 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference is scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, Hainan Province. The forum will be themed "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity."
— The Daily Mail - People's Daily