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NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's remarks against parliament

By Web Desk
January 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD:  The National Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution condemning Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Muslim Legaue chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed for publicly cursing the parliament.

The resolution followed fiery  speeches   from both treasury and opposition benches  with defence Minister Khawaja Muhamamd Asif and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah highlighting  the achievements made by the parliament.

Earlier in the day, Imran Khan defended  his harsh criticism of the parliament at a Pakistan Awami Tehreek rally last night, and said in a  tweet, “When a Parliament, which must protect nation's interests, passes a person-specific law allowing a disqualified person guilty of Rs 3 bn money laundering, tax evasion, concealment of assets, forgery & perjury to become head of a pol party, then such a law is a "laanath" on Parlliament.”

He said he challenges anyone who disagrees with his stance to hold a public poll on what people think of the parliament