Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has lodged a motion of privilege against the lawmaker Khawaja Muhammad Asif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
According to Geo News, for what he said distorting the claims of federal and Punjab ministers regarding Nawaz Sharif’s safety, Chaudhry lodged the petition against Asif for the PML-N leader’s speech in the National Assembly.
The minister stated that the PMLN leader presented the statements in a wrong manner and went on to attribute the words like “let Nawaz die” to government representatives.
He said Khawaja Muhammad Asif hurt the privilege of the entire house by lying on the National Assembly floor.
In his privilege motion, the minister requested that a debate be held on Asif’s wrong statement and the matter be sent to the National Assembly’s Rules and Regulations COmmitee.
He further stated that the Islamabad High Court in its decision had written the federl and provincial government had not objected to the government