Pakistani News: The Pakistan government on Saturday invited the country’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’ (PTI) party to hold “unconditional talks”. The Pakistan government said that talks are part of the political process. Complex problems can be solved only when both the parties listen to each other.
Addressing a joint press conference with Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq said that the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party will sit with the government to resolve the deadlock over early general elections. Must negotiate. He said that threats and talks cannot go together.
Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday warned that he would dissolve the assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces if the federal government led by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif did not announce dates for general elections after resolving issues through dialogue. Will do Significantly, PTI is in power in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Simultaneously, Khan announced last week that his leaders would resign from the provincial assemblies.
must sit with us for unconditional talks
Rafiq said that he should sit with us for unconditional talks. They (PTI) need talks, not us, he said. They start the talk of the conversation and then shy away from even talking about it. He further said that dialogue is part of the political process and complex problems can be resolved when both sides listen to each other.
The minister also said that the dissolution of assemblies is not a matter of pride for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)-led government. He said that we want the assemblies to complete their constitutional term.
Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah also welcomed Khan’s offer for talks on Friday. Khan had to step down as prime minister in April this year after a no-confidence motion was passed in the National Assembly. Khan is demanding fresh general elections in Pakistan.
However, the federal government headed by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is currently opposing the holding of elections. The term of the current National Assembly will end in August 2023.
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