“Those that contemplate parliament as their property and politics their enterprise are working a malicious marketing campaign towards me,” Saeed mentioned whereas addressing a press convention in Islamabad on Thursday.
He was apparently referring to the remarks handed by media persona Mohsin Baig, who was detained by the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) on the grievance of Saeed.
Throughout a dialogue on a personal TV channel programme by which Baig was a panellist, the panel had made unethical and disparaging remarks towards the minister for receiving the highest efficiency award by Prime Minister Imran Khan not too long ago.
The programme acquired heavy criticism from the federal government quarters. The channel was additionally served a show-cause discover by the media regulator.
Saeed mentioned at any time when any political chief dared to unmask the corrupt practices of corrupt political leaders, he was focused with such campaigns.
“At any time when I elevate voice towards injustice and corruption [political leaders] like Qadir Patel, Hafiz Hamdullah, Aga Rafiullah, Rana Sanaullah and others use foul language towards me,” he added. The media cells of PPP and PML-N had been additionally concerned in working the smear marketing campaign towards me on social media, he added.
The minister mentioned he was prepared to carry a debate on the efficiency of his ministry and the factors on which his ministry retained high place amongst ‘high ten greatest performing ministries’.
Saeed mentioned he belonged to a middle-class household and rose to the highest in politics by way of his political wrestle.
The minister mentioned he was the founding father of PTI’s pupil wing, Insaf Scholar Federation (ISF) in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and added that as a result of his efforts ISF grew to become the strongest pupil physique within the province.
“I used to be amongst them who took to the road towards drone strikes and different issues,” he added.