Islamabad (August 20, 2017): Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has announced to hold important press conference today (Sunday) at Punjab House.
The ex-minister is likely to respond to the allegations hurled by former Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid during the presser at 5pm.
Earlier, spokesperson to Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan reacted to Pervaiz Rashid’s statement by demanding to urge the government to public Dawn Leaks probe report if he is as innocent as he claims to be.He said that Rashid should have explained the conspiracy he referred in his statement instead of leaving people solving an apparent riddle that he posed.
After exchange of blame between Nisar and former Information Minister Pervez Rashid, there are speculations that Nisar will bring the internal differences of PML-N to the public.
Media reports said that Nisar will discuss internal issues of his party in the press conference.On Friday, Nisar hit back at a somewhat veiled criticism by senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz politician Pervaiz Rashid.
In a TV interview, the first salvo was fired by Mr Rashid who sounded a little upset.Without providing any details he spoke of decisions taken by the interior ministry headed by Chaudhry Nisar that went against the PML-N.
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Chaudhry Nisar responded within no time and issued a statement through his spokesperson, saying Mr Rashid should have explained as to what kind of help he expected from the interior ministry to “cover up their deeds”.Referring to the report of a joint investigation team in the news leak controversy, the statement said that only one of the six-member committee was from the interior ministry and the remaining members were “subordinates” of either the federal or provincial governments.
The former interior minister, through his spokesperson, also advised Mr Rashid to ask “his government” to make public the news leak report to prove his innocence.