Disappointed by PM’s intentional absence from parliamentary leaders meeting: Shehbaz

Disappointed by PM’s intentional absence from parliamentary leaders meeting: Shehbaz
Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League –Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif has criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan for leaving parliamentary leaders meeting.

According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders today in Islamabad to discuss the situation arising from increasing Coronavirus cases in the country.

During the meeting, Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari walked out when Prime Minister Imran Khan left after completing his speech.

The two leaders also expressed their resentment over PM’s gesture.

Taking to twitter, PML-N president criticized PM saying that he is not even ready to sit down with the opposition, which shows his level of seriousness.

He added that he was disappointed by PM’s gesture and was left with no other option but to walk out of the meeting.

He wrote,

“Disappointed by PM’s intentional absence from the meeting of parliamentary leaders today. It seems he is still not ready to listen to the Opposition & the whole country just saw the seriousness of its Chief Executive. I was left with no option but to walk out in protest.”

The number of total coronavirus cases has surged to 1,000 in Pakistan while 19 people have recuperated from the disease so far.

 

The country reported 24 cases during the last 24 hours. The infectious disease has claimed eight lives in Pakistan while five patients are reported to be in critical condition. Trains and flights operations have been suspended in the country.