Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that the military establishment is playing a neutral role in the lead up to the Senate elections.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore, the PPP chief said that his party criticises the state institutions when they act beyond their constitutional role. “It is heartening to see that they are not transgressing their boundaries,” the opposition leader added. He said that if the establishment is neutral, then we should welcome this.

According to Bilawal, the Pakistan Democratic Movement is giving the “incapable government” a tough time. He said the PDM has aiming to strengthen democracy in Pakistan.


“The responsibility of the opposition is to fight for the rights of people. Now we have exposed this selected and incapable government not only before the people of Pakistan but also before the entire world. This government tried to carry out massive rigging in the Daska by-election, but was exposed.”

He thanked PML-N and JUI leadership for accepting PPP candidate Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani as the candidate of PDM for the Senate seat from Islamabad.

“The march will also begin by the end of the month of March. It is time to say that just one more push is needed for the wall to fall,” he said.