Breaking News/Islamabad: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said here on Saturday that Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif had violated Section 6 of rhe Constitution and therefore, action should be taken against him.
Talking to media, Rehman Malik said Shahbaz has declared his 10 Rest Houses as Chief Minister Houses just to derive benefit for himself. The Interior Minister said such acts were not lawful and these could be clearly placed in the category of scandals.
Rehman Malik disclosed that he would reveal all these scandals in his forthcoming book which would soon hit the stands. He said that all Pakistani nationals and even foreigners, living the country were required to abide by the provisions of the Constitution.
The President of Pakistan in accordance with the 18th Amendment has surrendered all his powers to the Parliament of the country.
He said the Senate, the National Assembly and the President are not just individuals,but they are institutions in their own right.
He said if anybody issues statement against any institution of the country, it becomes incumbent to invoke Article 6 against him”.
He thanked Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain for extending support to the President and condemning the use of unparliamentary language against the Head of State.
“I fully appreciate rich knowledge possessed by MQM chief, his loyalty to Pakistan and respect that he has shown for the Constitution .
The Interior Minister said if “we go through Article 5, it amply calls for submitting to the Constitutional provisions which all people are leaglly and morally bound to prove by their word and deed .
Responding to a question, he said Imran Khan has been conditionaly granted permission to hold a rally in Lahore .
Criticising the rally of PML-N held yesterday in Lahore , he said the Opposition should discuss the issues of national importance in the Parliament rather than resorting to such acts.
The Federal Minister hailed the statement of the leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan who had stated that his party did not want to destabilise the government. / Agencies