Islamabad (August 03, 2017): The opposition leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah met with Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to discuss various issues. Sheikh Rasheed’s harassment outside the parliament by political workers was came under discussion.
PPP leader Khursheed Shah apprised the speaker regarding the incident and demanded the complete inquiry of the incident.
He urged, “Every member assembly is important for us and his safety is the onus of the security staff of the parliament.”
On the occasion, speaker assured him that a thorough report will be summoned and after the investigation the responsible will be taken to task.
It is pertinent to say that PML-N workers seized the PM candidate Sheikh Rasheed outside the parliament after the election of the new Prime Minister on Tuesday.
As Sheikh Rashid moved towards his cars, suddenly PMl-N workers, who were gathered outside the parliament in support to newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, besieged him and started chanted slogans in favour of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Meanwhile, police reached at the spot and took Sheikh Rashid in their protection and got him out safely, however slogans were being chanted in favour of Nawaz Sharif and against the Sheikh Rashid by N-League workers.
Khursheed letter to NA Speaker
Later, opposition leader wrote letter to NA speaker regarding the entry of PML-N workers in the parliament without passes and waving former PM pictures.
Khursheed Shah, in his letter, asked the speaker to take action how the workers of a political party entered in the parliament and press gallery without passes as it is risky for parliamentarians security .
“The workers of a political party also waved the pictures of former member assembly in the house that damaged the discipline of the house and the session was not on routine,” he said in letter.