Pervaiz says unity among all political forces imperative to meet challenges

Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that unity among all the political forces is imperative to meet the challenges being faced by the country.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Sunday‚ he said that political parties must avoid the politics of confrontation and play their role to maintain law and order in the country. He said the rallies are not the solution of the issues faced by the people of the country.

Information Minister said that the people had given vote in the general elections in the spirit that the Parliamentary leadership will work together to steer the country out of crisis.

He said the PML(N) Government has acknowledged that spirit and it accepted the mandate given by the people to different political parties in different provinces.

The Minister said people want end of price hike‚ load shedding and terrorism. He said these goals can only be achieved when there is political stability.

He said political parties should play their role in the Parliament. He said peace should prevail in the country to increase the confidence of domestic and foreign investors. He said if there is peace‚ there will be economic and industrial activities which will help end price hike.

Pervaiz Rashid said Imran Khan should do serious politics according to the aspirations of the general public. He said the rallies have negative impact on the investments as these disrupt law and order situation.

He said by staging protests‚ PTI Chief breaching the Code of Conduct. He said there is also price hike in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa‚ he should also stage protest against price hike there.

To a question regarding Chehlum procession in the back drown of Rawalpindi tragedy‚ the Minister said Punjab Government is in contact with Ulema and hoped that the procession will be peaceful.

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