Regardless of persistent persuasion by the federal government, the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) had on Tuesday determined to proceed with the lengthy march towards rising inflation on March 23 (Pakistan Day).
Addressing an occasion in Pindi, the inside minister mentioned as a consequence of safety measures on the event of Pakistan Day and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Overseas Ministers Council’s presence within the capital, cell phone providers is likely to be suspended as nicely.
“What’s your agenda? Why are you marching in direction of Islamabad?” the inside minister requested the Opposition, as he reiterated that they’d face no resistance from the federal government.
The inside minister mentioned the Opposition has already confronted defeat in Parliament, and now it can additionally face “political defeat on the roads”.
Rasheed mentioned the Opposition had not been in a position to make any headway in its bid to oust the federal government within the final three-and-a-half years, and it couldn’t do something in future as nicely.
“The one factor they’ve performed is give irresponsible statements towards Imran Khan. The general public didn’t come out on the streets within the final 3.5 years, and they won’t come out now,” he mentioned.
Rasheed mentioned PM Imran Khan was “an trustworthy man”, who had a very good relationship with the “institution”.
He warned the Opposition that the prime minister would certainly be “very harmful” if he had been to take to the streets towards it. “I say this with authority: Imran Khan has road energy.”