- The role of the President is not limited to any one party: Murtaza Solangi.
- It is said that following the Constitution should be a collective commitment.
- All institutions are working independently: Information Minister
ISLAMABAD: In a fresh attack on President Dr Arif Alvi for allegedly toeing the line of Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Acting Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi on Sunday The head of the state should represent all political parties in accordance with the law and the Constitution to promote unity in the country.
Earlier this week, the President wrote to Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakkar informing him of the concerns raised by PTI. The President in his letter urged the caretaker government to provide level playing field to all political parties in the upcoming elections.
Speaking to reporters, Solangi said that the role of the President is not limited to any one party, and urged him to speak on behalf of all political parties.
He said that if the President continued to speak for a political party, it would undermine his own credibility.
Responding to a question, he said that the country will be governed by elected representatives and adherence to the Constitution should be a collective commitment.
Highlighting the essence of democracy as a platform for dialogue, Solangi dismissed concerns over complaints and grievances, and said every party and individual has the right to express their concerns at appropriate forums, including the courts and the Election Commission. Is.
Regarding the upcoming elections, Solangi promised to extend full cooperation and assistance to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on behalf of the caretaker government in accordance with the law and the Constitution.
He appreciated the competence and sense of responsibility shown by the current ECP management, noting that they followed the outlined action plan for the elections.
In response to another question, the Minister said that every crisis has a solution. He said that the people of Pakistan will decide the future direction of the country on February 8, 2024, the date fixed for elections.
In response to another question, Solangi said that all the institutions are working independently.