Assembly’s sanctity to be restored at any cost: Khursheed Shah

15 Aug, 2018 10:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former opposition leader Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) will try to restore the sanctity of the National Assembly (NA).

Speaking to the session of assembly after speaker and deputy speaker elections, the PPP leader congratulated Asad Qaiser for electing as the new speaker of NA.

“Our leaders sacrificed their lives for the sake of democracy and we proud on to do so, however, this parliament is sovereign and we will continue to work for its sanctity at any cost,” Khursheed said.

He further stated that his party will fully play the role of the opposition but will not create any hurdle in the legislation aimed at the welfare of people and national interests.

Earlier today, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Asad Qaiser sworn in as the 22nd speaker for the National Assembly amid opposition‘s protest. Outgoing speaker Ayaz Sadiq administered oath to new speaker who supervised the election of the deputy speaker for the Lower House of Parliament.

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