Govt not to succumb to any pressure; JUIF protest aims to protect corrupts: Info minister.


PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for information, Shaukat Yousahzai Friday said that Jammiat Ulma e Islam (JUI-F) protest was directionless march and Maulana was colluding with those who have gobbled up billion of rupees of public money by deceiving people.

Addressing a press conference here, he said that government would not bow to the unlawful demands of Maulana Fazlur Rehman. He said that out-of-parliament Maulana was misleading people only to fulfill his own interest.

He said government would not be pressurized by the threats of Maulana nor the prime minister would resign.

Shaukat said that government would abide by the agreement reached with the leadership of JUI-F and added that those who would violate the agreement be dealt strictly.

He said that Maulana was inciting JUI-F workers against government as he was afraid of the success of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He said that it was strange that Maulana who lost election in his own constituency was demanding resignation of the government.

He also criticized ANP saying that the party who ruled KP province only managed to get single seat in national assembly maintaining that it was astonishing they were also in collusion with Maulana in Azadi March to pressurize government.

The KP Info minister also praised people of the province over rejecting Maulana's march and said they have acted...

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