- Govt to respect Supreme Court's guidance on Senate's open ballot issue: Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Govt To Respect Supreme Court's Guidance On Senate's Open Ballot Issue: Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday terming Supreme Court the most appropriate forum for interpretation of Constitution said the government would respect its guidance on the matter of open ballot in Senate election
ISLAMABAD (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Feb, 2021 ) :Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday terming Supreme Court the most appropriate forum for interpretation of Constitution said the government would respect its guidance on the matter of open ballot in Senate election.
Commenting on the current political situation in the country, Qureshi said Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-N always bluffed about democracy and demanded open voting, but now were deviating from their claims.
The Foreign Minister said Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) had made it clear that army should not be dragged into politics and also stressed that the institution was fulfilling its constitutional and legal responsibilities.
He mentioned that army was fighting terrorists at the western border, countering miscreants in Balochistan and facing daily ceasefire violations on eastern front besides assisting the government in handling coronavirus challenge.
He said some elements affiliated with the PDM were supporting the enemy's rhetoric by unnecessarily criticizing the institutions.
The Foreign Minister said Pakistan was playing its role in highlighting the atrocities faced by Kashmiris under continuous siege for last 18 months.
He said the sacrifices of Kashmiri freedom fighters including Afzal Guru would not go in vain and the Kashmiris would get their right to self-determination.
He mentioned that he spoke to the Foreign Minister of Iceland and updated informed him of the search operation.