NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- PAKISTAN POLITICS
GUESTS- ISHAQ DAR, PALWASHA KHAN, ARIF ALVI, MALIK AHMED KHAN
ISHAQ DAR OF PML-N said that one person from PPPP has filed a petition against him that because he is an absconder so he cannot contest the election. He said that according to the constitution an absconder can contest the election. He said that he is suffering from cervical pain and latest tests show that his condition has been worsened. He said that he wants t take second opinion on his illness and his family is also insisting on it but he wants to come back to Pakistan as soon as possible. He said that if the doctor will allow him to travel he will otherwise he will submit his application to honorable CJ.
He said that he honestly served his country and he does not deserve the kind of treatment he is being given. He said that the country was at the edge of defaulting when he took over but the whole world appreciated his efforts to boost the economy. He said that the value of the rupee was stable there was no need to devalue it. He said that some rich people are behind the conspiracy to devalue the rupee they have their own interests. He said that local and international powers are behind the conspiracy of devaluing the rupee. He said that he told the heads of the financial institutions on their face that no country has improved its economy by devaluing the currency.
He said that he wrote a letter to the PM on 12th of April in which he mentioned all the points of Pakistan’s economy. He said that he is not seeing the positive results of the amnesty scheme announced by the government. He said that Pakistan was going to join G-20 when he was the finance minister but now it may not be possible. He said that the political parties should have been consulted and discussed in the parliament before devaluing the currency.
PALWASHA KHAN OF PPPP said that Ishaq Dar has expressed his open distrust on the government. She said that Ishaq Dar also said that the current government is not working well. She said that Nawaz Sharif always chooses a place for meeting in London where world agencies can easily tap what he is talking there. He said that Ishaq Dar has expressed his disconnection with the government. She said that Nawaz Sharif stated today that the country is under the martial law of CJ then what his PM is doing sitting in the government.
ARIF ALVI OF PTI said that what kind of illness Ishaq Dar has that he cannot come back to the country. He said it was the PML-N government when rupee was capped and it now when it is not. He said that Nawaz Sharif tough language against the institutions has harmed them.
He said that PML-N members joining PTI are actually monitoring the situation at the gross root level.
MALIK AHMED KHAN OF PML-N said that according to the law a absconder can contest the election. He said that there are two opinions about devaluing the currency one is in favor but other is against it is a long debate. He said that Ishaq Dar is right to say that as long he was the finance minister the economy was in much better position. He said that if we will cross the established limits of the constitution it will harm the country.