Islamabad, May 10: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif should ‘grow up’ and if he fails to do so, he should take pills to make him mature, commenting on Sharif’s desire to become the prime minister.
Malik said, “Nawaz Sharif has gone from Nawaz Sharif to Baby Nawaz Sharif. His desire to become third time PM has meant a departure from his principles and senses. Someone has whispered in his ear that if he pushes for early elections, Imran Khan will not be ready quickly enough and he will win. They’re wrong and he should know it. The way he is behaving is childish. He should act mature. If he cannot, there are pills available, he should take them.”
Malik also exuded optimism about the future of the PPP in the upcoming elections, reports The Nation.
“If we have a five year mandate, let the government complete its tenure. Democracy is difficult to come by. Inshallah, if Nawaz Sharif keeps going in this direction, the next elected government will also be the PPP’s,” he said.
“The PML-N wants elections announced before the PM files an appeal. Nawaz Sharif, in one thing, I have to say, is excellent. He has the best lawyers. How your lawyers manage to stay for 4 years running now? I will have to take one away from you, by paying them a higher fee. Why does Nawaz deny to the Prime Minister what he took advantage of when returning from exile? The same exile, when he took his whole family, 40 suitcases, even his cook – and forgot his party workers languishing in jail,” Malik said. (ANI)