KARACHI: Minister for Planning Asad Umar on Sunday said that state institutions must not be dragged into politics.
Responding to speech of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Asad Umar, while addressing a press conference, said that Nawaz was a convicted person who had fled to London. He said Nawaz always did politics of collision of institutions.
“I have been sitting for two years in every big decision regarding the country since PTI came into power and I have not seen any influence of army in taking decisions.
“On the other hand, the opposition specially, Nawaz Sharif are portraying as if we don’t have democracy and all the decisions are being taken by army,” he said.
Asad Umar said that the Pakistan Muslim League-N supremo had made nexus with India in maligning Pakistan. He asked him that why he did not speak against India, why he did not mention Kulbhushan Jadhav in his speeches.
Criticising on the Pakistan Peoples Party, Maritime Minister Ali Zaidi asked that what the PPP had done for Sindh.
“The most poverty in a province in Pakistan is in Sindh. When we ask them questions they say that we are conspiring against democracy,” he said.