Peshawar: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday criticized Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government for “obviously failing in controlling inflation and poverty”.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said at the PDM conference in Peshawar that as long as “we will not stop defeating good and bad corrupt elements,” it is impossible to eliminate corruption from the country.
The PPP leader also accused the ruling party of not fulfilling its promise to the FATA people.
“First there was a flour, sugar, and oil crisis, and now a gas crisis will arise,” he said, adding that people cannot even buy eggs.
Bilawal Bhutto also criticised the accountability process, saying that the National Accountability Bureau targeting opposition for “political revenge” but “does not have the courage” to pursue corruption cases against ruling party leaders.
“Country cannot have a strong accountability system until there is one law for all citizens,” the PPP leader concluded.
At the rally, the head of JUI-F, Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, expressed condolences on the passing of Maryam Nawaz’s grandmother Shamim Akhtar.
He also expressed condolences for the deaths of Lord Vajal Ahmed Seth and Chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik of Pakistan, Hadim Hussein Rizvi.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (Nawaz PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz (Maryam Nawaz) suddenly left after news of the death of his grandmother Begum Shamim Akhtar in London Pakistani Democracy Movement (PDM) Rally in Peshawar.
“I came to meet you but I just found out my grandmother passed away in London,” she said in a short address and asked people to pray for the departed soul and the health of her father.
The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) organised its fourth power show on Sunday in Peshawar, despite the government’s ban on rallies due to increasing cases of coronavirus.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that opposition is callously destroying people’s lives and livelihoods in their desperation to get an NRO.