No threat to democracy from accountability process, says Fawad

17 Oct, 2018 12:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Wednesday that the democracy has not any threat from the accountability process because the government is strong and stable.

Speaking to the journalists outside the Parliament House, the information minister said that no one has the standing to conspire against the government, adding that the government is strong and stable.

Commenting on criticism of the prime minister’s remarks regarding more arrests, Fawad Ch said that the premier had said 50 people should be in jail and those 50 people are the ones creating noise.

“We are ready for a debate on accountability. However, Opposition should not make noise at Shehbaz Sharif’s arrival in the parliament,” he said while responding the NA session. He lamented that this is wrong if the government’s side forbid to debate on accountability process.

The information minister has categorically declared that an across the board accountability process will continue without any discrimination. He also said that the government does not believe in any political victimization but will bring to justice all those who plundered the national exchequer.

Fawad Chaudhry said that any amount of hue and cry would not hinder the ongoing accountability process in the country. He further said that the opposition parties should come out with concrete proposals to amend the accountability laws to ensure transparency in the process.


He said that the government did not oppose the participation of opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif in the National Assembly Session and he has been brought to Islamabad from Lahore on production orders by the Speaker National Assembly.

“We can talk about transparency but the process of accountability will continue despite protests,” Chaudhry reiterated. “The accountability process poses no threat to democracy,” he stressed. “Instead of making noise against institutions created by you [opposition parties], talk about how to make the accountability process further transparent.”

 




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