PML-N distances itself from Rana Mashhood’s statement

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) distanced itself and rejected the Rana Mashhood’s statement in which he claimed about the provincial government changing hands from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to the PML-N within two months.

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“Rana Mashhood’s statement has nothing to do with the PML-N or its leadership. Mashood’s views are his personal opinion,” she said in a statement.

Aurangzeb further said the PML-N was seeking an explanation from Mashhood with regard to his statement.

On Tuesday, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) aide and considered to be close to PML(N) president Shehbaz Sharif— Rana Mashhood claimed that the matters between the Sharif family and the establishment are resolved.

In an interview to a private television channel on Tuesday, the PML(N) aide also said that the establishment is disappointed that Shehbaz— who is the opposition leader in the National Assembly could not become the prime minister of Pakistan in recent elections held last July.

He further went on to claim that Shehbaz played a vital role in ending differences between military establishment and the embattled Sharif family, who are facing corruption cases.

Ex-Education Minister, Rana Mashhood also claimed that it is mutually agreed that the institutions will work within the parameter of constitution in accordance with the role assigned to them.

Earlier today, Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has termed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Rana Mashood statement as ‘irresponsible and regrettable’

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