ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N on Monday reviewed the situation arising from Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani’s conviction in contempt case, and the subsequent allegations levelled by PPP against the PML-N leadership in a tit-for-tat reply, SAMAA reports.
With escalated war of words, PPP quarters unleashed accusation against Sharifs after Nawaz Sharif asked Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to step down, and threatened to use all options to send the PPP-led government packing if the demand was not met.
On Saturday, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik launching tirade against Sharif brothers by accusing them of ‘robbing’ country banks of over six billion rupees.
Nawaz Sharif on Monday chaired meeting of his party’s Central Executive Committee which was also attended by Marvi Memon, Raja Zafarul Haq, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Raja Farooq Haider, Liaqat Jatoi and other stalwarts.
Reviewing aftermaths of Gilani’s conviction, the party chalked out future plan of action to press ruling quarters to oust PM Gilani, sources said.
“Gilani’s is confronting with the court and his decision made us bow our heads in shame,” Sharif said in the meeting
“We have been striving to steer this country out of crisis and endured for it the criticism for being a friendly opposition only to defend and strengthen the democracy,” Sharif remarked.
“But the country seeks answer to the question that who has shifted money of Pakistani people to Swiss banks,” the PML-N chief questioned. – SAMAA