Multi-party opposition agrees to handle PTI in Parliament

ISLAMABAD: Major political parties in opposition held a meeting on Monday in Islamabad where they convinced JUI-F and MMA chief Maulana Fazul-ur-Rehman to enter into the parliament and tackle Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf in the house.

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“Parliament is the best forum for opposition, we’ve decided to make it more stronger,” said senior leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal and Awami National Party while addressing media.

Former Prime Minister and PPP leader Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani said the parties will play the role of a strong opposition inside and outside the Parliament.

The PML-N leader Raja Zafur-ul Haq on the occasion has demanded the chief election commission officer to resign from Post as he was failed in conducting free and fair elections.

“MMA chief Maulana Fazul-ur-Rehman will convince other political parties to enter in to the parliament,” he added.

The MMA chief said that entire nation knows that elections 2018 were totally rigged, adding that Europe union observers have also complained about rigging in elections 2018.

Fazlur Rehman further alleged that those institutions “which stole the mandate of people” should be “ashamed” of themselves.

The grand opposition has decided to issue a white paper over rigging during the elections and meet for an All Parties Conference in two days.

According to final results issued by the ECP, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won 116 of the 270 National Assembly seats, emerging as the largest political party in the country. The PML-N grabbed 64 seats, while the PPP became the second runner-up with 43 National Assembly seats.

Similarly, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) secured 12 seats and Pakistan Muslim League (Q), Balochistan National Party, Mutahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan, and Balochistan Awami Party secured four, three, six, and four seats respectively.

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