Khawaja Saad Rafique responds to the news of fight with close aide of former PM Nawaz Sharif

Khawaja Saad Rafique responds to the news of fight with close aide of former PM Nawaz Sharif
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LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has responded to the news of Verbal fight with the close aide of former PM Nawaz Sharif.

He on Thursday dismissed rumors that he had indulged in verbal fight with Senator Asif Kirmani.

Rafique posted the message on popular microbloggin website Twitter.

“Dr. Asif Kirmani is a close aide and a respectable personality. There was no fight with him. News—emerging on media in this regard—stand parallel to facts”, asserted Rafique.

He further added, “We all are torchbearers of slogan respect the vote. PML-N stands united under leadership of Nawaz Sharif”.

Rafique-Kirmani scuffle

Well-informed sources revealed that Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and Senator Asif Kirmani—during the same huddle—were indulged in heated arguments.

Kirmani accused Rafique of revealing parties’ secrets at some other places. Hearing this, Rafique lodged strong protest with Nawaz Sharif while stating that he did not deserve such reward was given to him [read Saad Rafique] for his decades-old political struggle.

“Your [Nawaz Sharif] personal servants are tarnishing my image”, Rafique complained Sharif. To this, Kirmani replied he wasn’t personal servant of anyone rather a stalwart and loyal aide.

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