PML-N lawmakers to resign from NA when anti-govt movement reaches peak: Asif

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The statement from Khawaja Asif comes as the PML-N and other opposition parties brace for anti-govt protests from next week
Khawaja Asif speaks to PML-N's Convention of Parliamentarians and Ticket-holders in Lahore, on October 08, 2020. — Geo News screengrab

LAHORE: PML-N leader Khawaja Asif said Thursday that every MNA of the party will resign when the Pakistan Democratic Movement's (PDM) anti-government protest campaign reaches it peak, reported Geo News.

Asif was addressing the PML-N's Convention of Parliamentarians and Ticket-holders where he criticised the government. "The economy has been destroyed, the peace of the people has been taken away. How much longer will the nation continue to pay such a high price for this?" he said.

The former foreign minister said that when the anti-government protest campaign reaches its peak, all PML-N lawmakers will resign from the National Assembly.

"We will see then on which electoral college does the government hold the Senate elections," he said.

The development comes after last month's All Parties Conference held by the opposition parties who despite forming the PDM alliance and agreeing on the need for the incumbent government to go home, could not agree to resign from the…
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