Govt to continue to function without any distractions: PM Nawaz
30 September, 2014
LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the parliament has played an important role in the current political crisis adding that the government will continue to function without any detraction.
Talking to the media persons here on Monday PM vowed to bring reforms in the system in his five year term.
He said the parliament has played an important role in the current political crisis. The entire parliament and the nation stands on the one side while a handful elements stand isolated on the other.
He said the political leadership has demonstrated maturity in the prevailing situation and all the democratic institutions are working as per their mandate.
The PM said ongoing protests had inflicted large damages on the economy.
"We have not staged rallies so far. When we do, it will be known to public," he said in an apparent retort to protesters, hinting at the public support PML-N enjoys.
He said he didn't want to talk about those doing unconstructive politics.
To another question, the prime minister said marchers were staging sit-ins in Islamabad, while we [the government] are doing their work and the government will continue to function without any detraction.
He was of the view that the entire nation was standing on one side while a group of few people was on the other side.
About his remarks on Kashmir dispute at the UN General Assembly session, the Prime Minister said he represented the stance of Pakistan and aspirations of the Pakistani people. He said his government has a commitment on the resolution of this longstanding dispute.