‘Serving Army officers involved in May 9 attacks’: Shehbaz Sharif reveals startling details
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif revealed startling details of the May 9 riots on Tuesday while speaking to Asma Shirazi in “Faisla Aap Ka” on Aaj News, stating that serving Army officers were involved in the chaos.
He added that May 9 would always be remembered as a “Black Day” and that Imran Khan and his supporters had acted as “foes disguised as friends.”
On a question related to the upcoming general elections, Shehbaz Sharif said that the elections should be held according to the latest census. He also mentioned that it is necessary for transparent elections.
However, he also stated that defining the boundaries of the constituencies and managing a matter related to elections is the job of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
The Prime Minister has also mentioned that this government is going to complete its tenure on August 12.
He also added that the matter would be transferred to the chief election commissioner, if the arrangements for the upcoming election were not finalised.
He said that a committee has been formed to talk with all the stakeholders in politics for the caretaker government, including former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He also said that the names of the caretaker government will be shared with opposition leader Raja Riaz.