Opposition parties should avoid politicizing important issues; prefer national interests: Sadaqat Abbasi
ISLAMABAD-:Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's senior leader Sadaqat Ali Abbasi Friday said that the opposition leaders were not seriously concerned to deal with serious issues including coronavirus pandemic as they were indulged in doing negative politics to mislead nation.
Talking to a private news channel, he said while the incumbent government under Prime Minister Imran Khan was dealing with all challenges amicably but opposition preferring their personal interests to national interests.
He said that the PTI government was improving the health services and taking multiple balanced steps to protect the people from coronavirus epidemic and starvation.
Replying to a question, he said Chief Minister of Punjab and his team's efforts for achieving testing capacity targets were greatly lauded.
He said its government's responsibility to take timely preventive measures to stop spread of coronavirus as well as assures safety of the people's lives from the poverty and hunger.
The govt has adopted a comprehensive and effective strategy to deal with coronavirus, he said, adding, Prime Minister Imran Khan without wasting time took timely decisions with consultation.
Opposition just created hue and cry and did nothing for the people, he criticized.