ISLAMABAD: Reiterating his resolve to not tolerate any blackmailing, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday it is up to the government to bring back former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to the country.
Chairing a federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad, he said the PML-N supreme leader should be repatriated without delay and issued directives for the authorities concerned to review legal aspects of the matter.
Sources relayed the meeting took stock of the country’s overall political and economic situation, Nawaz Sharif’s extradition as well as PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz’s recent political activities.
Speaking during the meeting, Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda opined that Maryam should have been arrested after a violent clash between the PML-N and police outside the NAB Lahore office. He demanded that she should not be let flee abroad come what may.
Some of the cabinet members raised the issue of a rumpus in yesterday’s National Assembly session deploring former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s remarks. Vawda said they have not received votes to listen to abuses of people like Abbasi.