ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry said on Tuesday that Nawaz Sharif should get all the rights granted to a normal citizen and he can participate in politics in a democratic manner.
The PML-N leader was speaking to media following Nawaz Sharif’s re-election as party president.
Talal Chaudhry said that Nawaz Sharif will become prime minister again in the next general elections.
He said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek can submit petition against Nawaz Sharif.
“The things not even perceived before were carried out by Nawaz, from making Pakistan an atomic power to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor,” said Chaudhry.
Calling the amendment to the Constitution ‘remnants of a dictator’, Chaudhry said that the amendment was removed democratically.
Today, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) challenged the Elections Bill 2017 in the Lahore High Court (LHC), pleading to have the law declared null and void.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Sheikh Rasheed-led Awami Muslim League have also decided to challenge the law.
The general council of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is holding an intra-party election today where party representatives will elect former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as president.
The National Assembly on Monday passed the Elections Bill 2017, paving way for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to regain chairmanship of the ruling party. The bill was also ratified by President Mamnoon Hussain.