Days of Zardari, Nawaz in politics are over: Fawad


LAHORE: Information minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said that the prospect of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) joining hands to launch a movement against the government did not make the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nervous at all.

Addressing a press conference, the information minister said that the opposition political parties were united to evade accountability. “Thugs of Pakistan will be the right title for their alliance, which is destined to fail just like Bollywood flick Thugs of Hindustan.”

He once again claimed that the political careers of PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif had ended. Chaudhry said Pakistan had faced a debt of Rs 6 trillion when the government of former president General Pervez Musharraf ended, but the debt rose by 84 per cent to Rs 30 trillion when Nawaz Sharif’s tenure ended. “Where has this money gone?” he asked.

He alleged that Sharif’s children had become “billionaires” at an age when an average Pakistani child was not even eligible to be issued a national identity card.

To a question, Fawad said that both…


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