Derogatory remarks by PTI lawmaker invite uproar by Opp in PA

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR (APP): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday witnessed uproar when the joint opposition staged protest in front of Speaker dais against remarks of a Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) legislator Zar Gul who used derogatory remarks against the Parliament.

The ruckus started when Parliamentary leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) Sardar Aurang Zaib Nalotha referring to PTI Chief Imran Khan’s remarks against the Parliament said the Parliament was a supreme institution and asked Speaker Asad Qaiser to allow the House to pass a resolution against PTI Chief for using inappropriate language for the Parliament.

Speaker Asad Qaiser asked PTI legislator Zar Gul to respond to the concern demonstred by PMLN parliamentary leader.

PTI lawmaker Zar Gul while endorsing the remarks of his party’s leader Imran Khan said the language should be used for the Parliament as the parliamentarians were thinking to bring amendments in Khatm-e-Nabuat law.

The remarks of Zar Gul provoked the joint opposition who chanted slogans ‘shame, shame’ against Zar Gul and gather in front of Speaker dais and staged protest seeking apology by Zar Gul.

Though the Speaker expunged the remarks of Zar Gul but the joint opposition insisted on the apology, resulting in adjournment of the proceeding of the House till February 12.

Earlier, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 and The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Establishment of Information Technology Board (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 were tabled in House.

These ordinances were tabled by Senior Minister for Local Government Inayat Ullah Khan and Minister for Law Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi respectively.