Nisar lashes out at Khawaja Asif’s controversial statements


Taxila, Oct. 12 (TNS): Annoyed PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan lashed out at Foreign Minister Khawja Asif for his controversial statements.

Speaking to media persons here, Nisar in response to Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s statement said that it was a ‘childish suggestion’ to invite US for conducting joint military operation in Pakistan to counter terrorism.

In response to another question about Asif’s ‘put our house in order’ remarks, Nisar questioned: “Who stopped us from cleaning our own house? No one. This is not an issue that requires repeated statements.”

He said that clashes between state institutions was not good for the future of the country.

Nisar cautioned deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif to avoid confrontation with the judiciary.

“It is a part of our oath not to criticise the institutions,” he said.

Nisar said that differences between the intuitions were not good for the country, democracy and for Nawaz himself.

“I would like to believe that the courts are deciding on the facts of the case presented before them,” he added.

He went on to say that Pakistan has the fifth largest military in the world and allowing another country to conduct a military operation on the country’s soil would be demeaning.

“If the prime minister or the ministers invest their time in putting their house in order rather than politicking it would be a win-win situation for all,” he added.