Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz took a jibe at Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday after reports about his bitter clash with Defence Minister Pervez Khattak surfaced on the media.
Taking to Twitter, the PML-N leader called PM Khan a “liar, conspiratorial and cruel person.”
Maryam said that the treatment of some Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members towards the premier was a clear reversal of fortunes.
She further criticised the PM and said that “getting your hands dirty for a few days of premiership is an utter loss”.
Referring to the events that unfolded during the PTI’s parliamentary meeting earlier today, the PML-N vice-president wrote that “this is just the beginning” for the [prime minister].
Earlier, Maryam while speaking to journalists after inquiring after party leader Bilal Yasin at his residence said that seeing the “misery of the people” at the hands of the ruling PTI had changed her mind and now she wanted the government to be sent home immediately.
Later in the day, PM Khan and Khattak had an exchange of bitter words during a parliamentary party meeting chaired by the premier himself.
It was reported that Pervez Khattak said in the meeting that, “we have made you the prime minister.”
“Gas is banned in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, we generate gas and electricity and we are the ones who are suffering,” said Khattak, adding, “We will not be able to get votes if this is your attitude.”
After hearing Khattak, PM Khan got up to leave and said that if you are not satisfied with me then he will give the government to someone else.
Later while talking to journalists Khattak said, “No one spoke harshly, I spoke for my right.”
When asked why Khattak got up and walked out of the meeting, he said that he was not angry with anyone during the meeting but went out to smoke.