Avoid playing ‘dangerous game’, attacking institutions, govt warns opposition

Avoid playing ‘dangerous game’, attacking institutions, govt warns opposition

Islamabad (Web Desk): The government on Saturday slammed the opposition-led Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), saying that some opposition leaders spoke the language of the enemy and targeted the national institutions in their speeches in Gujranwala public show last night.


Addressing a press conference alongside Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, Information Minister Shibli Faraz said that the opposition was causing harm to the country by targeting national institutions. The minister said the alliance playing a “dangerous game”, which will not be allowed to do.

“We stand behind our institutions and will not tolerate any such comment which will endanger our security or the people that stand for it,” he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Fawad Chaudhry said the opposition parties could gather only 15,000 to 18,000 in Gujranwala where millions of people live. He said people have rejected them again after the last elections.

The minister said former premier Nawaz Sharif’s narrative is an anti-state narrative, and it amounts to attack on the state. He said confrontation among institutions is the narrative of the enemy. Chaudhry said Pakistan Army has rendered matchless sacrifices in the war on terror.