PM felicitates Raja Riaz on becoming opposition leader in NA
Raja Riaz said the opposition wanted the government not to pay heed to conspiracies.
ISLAMABAD (APP) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday felicitated Raja Riaz on his appointment as Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and assured him of support on behalf of the treasury benches.
“We will bury ill traditions of the past by exhibiting a positive approach towards the Opposition and giving them space to utter their point of the view,” he said while speaking at the floor of the House.
Responding to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s remarks, Raja Riaz said the opposition wanted the government not to pay heed to conspiracies and attempted chaos and hold the general election after the completion of its five-year tenure.
He assured his optimum cooperation with the government, playing a positive role in opposition and pinpointing shortcomings of the government.
Meanwhile, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi moved a motion seeking the House’s consent for suspending question hour and taking other agenda items on priority. Subsequently, the question hour was suspended.