In the light of CJ letter, powerful legislation and joint ToRs be made: Ch Parvez Elahi

PM himself raised 7 questions to 70

Media talk outside Parliament House


Islamabad/Lahore: 17-05-2016: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said in the light of the letter of the Chief Justice, powerful legislation and joint Terms of Reference (ToRs) for Panama Leaks probe should be made.

He said this while talking to media along with Senator Kamil Ali Agha and MNA Tariq Bashir Cheema outside the Parliament House Tuesday.

He said earlier there were 7 questions of the opposition to the prime minister which he himself has raised to 70 during address to the National Assembly yesterday which will add more to the worries of the govt. He said, whatever happened in the National Assembly session was the strategy of all opposition parties, yesterday’s speech of the prime minister has created more ambiguity.

Responding to a question Ch Parvez Elahi said that the opposition has held consultation regarding new questions risen yesterday and will evolve joint strategy. Consultations are also being held about the suggestion of the Prime Minister for setting up of a Parliamentary Committee, he added. Opposition representatives, he said, had gone into chamber on being called by NA Speaker and it was agreed that talks will be held about ToRs to be formed, while Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has also said that joint ToRs and such legislation be done which is powerful.

In reply to another question, he said the address of the prime minister in the National Assembly was not different from his first, second and third address. #