RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Federal Interior Minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday invited the opposition to come and sit in the National Assembly to resolve the issues because the problems could never be resolved on the roads.
Addressing an oath taking ceremony of New Central Sarafa Bazaar Union, the minister said, the opposition should sit with the government and bring reforms in at least key areas.
“I ask the opposition to come and sit in the National Assembly to resolve the issues. We can introduce electronic voting machines so that the loser and winner can accept the result.
We can disagree with each other in the National Assembly as an ultimate forum to discuss issues is National Assembly. No problem can be resolved on the roads,” he added.
He further said, Nullah Lai Expressway would change fate of the city and commercial and multi-storey buildings could be constructed along both sides the Nullah Lai Expressway.
“There is no land mafia in Rawalpindi city and if any, I will not spare them,” the minister said.
He asked the traders to form a committee to present their demands to the Prime Minister. “I will arrange a meeting of the traders with the Prime Minister. We are making all out efforts to create a business conducive environment as if the businesses will flourish, the country will become prosperous.”