Nation has rejected those who are resorting to sit-ins in Islamabad: PM Nawaz

Dunya News

All political parties are united for supremacy of the constitution, the PM said.

NEW YORK (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that those who are resorting to sit-ins in Islamabad to achieve their plans have been rejected by the nation.

Address the Pakistan community in New York, the Prime Minister said he had no power before general election 2013. The acting prime minister and chief ministers were appointed by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), so there is no question of rigging in the elections.

PM Nawaz said all political parties are united for supremacy of the constitution. He thanked political leadership for their unwavering support to the government for the sake o f rule of law and supremacy of the parliament.

“Government is fully functioning despite sit-ins” he added.

The Prime Minister has vowed to continue Pakistan s journey towards progress and prosperity despite all odds. He said the government is focusing on national development to take the country forward in diverse fields.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of 69th UNGA session in New York. 

On the occasion, he said that Kashmir was one of the long-standing issue on the agenda of the Security Council and asked the UN Secretary General to take steps for its peaceful settlement in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

The Prime Minister told that his Government had sincerely embarked on negotiation process with India for peaceful resolution of all disputes. He hoped that the Indian leadership would resume the dialogue process without any delay in the interest of peace and prosperity in the region.

Nawaz Sharif apprised the secretary general of his government’s current efforts to flush out terrorists and dismantle their networks.