Maryam Nawaz taunts govt after Gilani’s Senate win, says PM Imran Khan ‘has no future’

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PML-N chief Maryam Nawaz addresses common council assembly of the PML-N. Photo: Geo News screengrab

ISLAMABAD: PML-N vp Maryam Nawaz on Thursday lashed out on the authorities, warning Prime Minister Imran Khan that he “has no future and no party”.

Maryam Nawaz was chatting with celebration employees at a common council assembly of the PML-N the place she thanked lawmakers of the celebration for voting for PDM candidate Yousaf Raza Gilani.

Gilani had managed to beat Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in a hotly-contested Senate election, the place the previous managed to safe 169 votes whereas is opponent managed to win 164 votes.

“I pay tribute to all 83 parliamentarians who accepted Nawaz Sharif’s narrative,” she stated. “Our parliamentarians observed discipline and voted for Yousaf Raza Gilani.

Referring to her father, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as a “trendsetter”, Maryam heaped praise on him, saying that whenever he decides to do something, the PML-N supremo does so.

“They say Nawaz Sharif’s narrative is just too heavy for anybody to hold. The weight of Nawaz’s narrative was carried by the PML-N employees,” she said, adding that the slogan of “Vote Ko Izzat Do” was being accepted by people across the country.

‘Imran knew he would be defeated from the very beginning’

The PML-N leader said that the prime minister knew, right from the very beginning, that he was headed for defeat in the Senate elections.

She claimed that because the premier knew he would be defeated in the polls, he had tried to introduce ordinances and had “dragged the Supreme Court” when it came to the Senate elections.

“Where was your democracy sleeping, once you and your selectors rigged the Senate elections a number of years in the past when Bizenjo tried to change into the Senate chairperson and regardless of Opposition events have extra numbers, misplaced it?” she asked.

Maryam taunted the prime minister, saying that how could he seek a vote of confidence from his own people after accusing them of selling out for money.

“Where will you safe the vote of confidence of the lots, who defeated you within the current by-elections,” she asked.

Maryam said that whenever the upcoming polls are held, the PML-N will sweep them. She criticised the prime minister, telling him that “pleasure comes earlier than the autumn”.

“What did you suppose, that the PML-N and Nawaz Sharif are with out God? Didn’t you concentrate on karma?” she asked.

Maryam rejects accusations of lawmakers being bought in Senate elections

Responding to allegations by government ministers that the Senate elections were rigged, Maryam mocked the government by asking whether the recent by-elections were also rigged or not.

“With my head bowed in humiliation, I say that cash didn’t prevail [in Senate elections]. Rather, the PML-N’s ticket prevailed,” a jubilant Maryam Nawaz said.

Maryam said that the prime minister should not say that his lawmakers sold out, adding that everyone knew this was the first and last time PM Imran Khan had gotten elected to power.

“You and your MNAs and MPAs know, you don’t have any future and you don’t have any celebration,” she said, referring to PM Imran Khan.