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Went to Murree for sake of humanity, not as a minister: Sheikh Rasheed

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed. — Afp
Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed. — AFP 

RAWALPINDI: Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Sunday stated that he went to Murree following the tragic incident on the idea of humanity and never as a result of he was a minister. 

The minister was referring to the Muree tragedy through which 23 individuals misplaced their lives to carbon monoxide poisoning as they ended up being stranded of their autos because of heavy snow.

Speaking to journalists in Rawalpindi throughout his go to to examine the under-construction Mother and Child Hospital (M&CH), the minister stated that had he not gone to Murree to supervise the scenario there, the loss of life toll would have reached 30 to 40 as an alternative of 23.

Rasheed added that since individuals weren’t listening to police private and had been making an attempt to enter the hill station by drive, the federal government needed to summon the Rangers in Murree.

Had the Rangers not been summoned, 500 extra autos would have entered Murree and that might have led to an even bigger catastrophe, he stated.

“Went I went to Murree, I had ordered the evacuation of more than 700 people who were stuck in their cars,” he claimed.

The minister additionally make clear the political milieu of the nation and dominated out the prospect of an in-house change within the National Assembly as proposed by the Opposition and stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan would full the constitutional tenure.

He stated that there was no risk to the PTI-led authorities from the Opposition’s lengthy marches, including that the federal government would current a people-friendly finances within the subsequent fiscal yr.

Commenting on the Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif’s remarks, Rasheed stated that Imran Khan was not a scary dream however a candy dream for him. The minister stated he had by no means seen a politician like Nawaz Sharif who left the nation for private pursuits.

“If the Opposition tabled a no-confidence motion against the PM Imran Khan, they would face the same destiny as they experienced in the passing of the finance bill,” Rasheed stated and talked about that the 12 members of the Opposition had been absent from the National Assembly over the last session.

“This figure would be 26 if they forwarded a no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan,” he predicted. 

With enter from APP.


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