Federal Minister Sheikh Rashid makes new claims over the extension in Army chief’s tenure

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Federal Minister Sheikh Rashid makes new claims over the extension in Army chief’s tenure

RAWALPINDI – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid makes new claims over the extension in Army chief’s tenure.

Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has on Wednesday said the incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) possesses the required simple majority for extension in army chief’s tenure.

The minister addressed a press conference in Rawalpindi and maintained that if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif can go abroad being a culprit, then erstwhile president Asif Ali Zardari can also travel to foreign country being an accused.

Sheikh Rashid said PTI government has reduced deficits and Moody’s, an international business and financial services company, has issued a positive report regarding Pakistan’s economy as well.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) president has also verified that Pakistan is going in the right direction, the railways minister commented.

He said Kashmir issue has been sidelined owing to local politics and reiterated that Kashmir is Pakistan’s jugular vein. We should focus on Kashmir as it has been under military curfew for over 100 days, he added.

Talking about Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) President Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed remarked that Maulana talked about December which will come after four years.