Ishaq urges PTI to play positive role in politics

Source:  Samaa Published in Politics on Friday, July 31, 2015

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Thursday urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to practice positive politics as it already wasted five months during sit-in at D-Chowk.

"PTI should play its due role for the development and prosperity of the country and masses instead of doing politics on non-issues like appreciating traders strike," he said this while talking to a news channel.

He said positive politics is to point out real issues and think broader in the interest of the country.

The minister said PTI protest sit-in was unconstitutional step, adding that during demonstration last year, PTI workers attacked the national institutions.

He termed PTI demand of resignation of the Election Commission of Pakistan's members were 'unconstitutional' as these were appointed by following legal process and procedure.

Ishaq Dar stated that Chairman of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) was appointed with the consultation of PTI Chief Imran Khan.

According to agreement, PTI assured that if the General Election Inquiry Commission (GEIC)'s give the verdict against them, they will rejoin the parliament, he added.

He said Imran Khan is member of the National Assembly, urging him to comeback in the parliament and play his positive role for the country.

To a question, he said the electoral reforms committee is speedy working to complete its task to bring more improvement in the electoral system.

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