PDM only put up a ‘show’ without any power, says Fawad Chaudhry

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has just exhibited a “show” in Karachi as it was “devoid of any power”, says Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry.

Commenting on PDM’s public rally held Sunday, the information minister said the country had not found a more “incompetent and frivolous” opposition than the PDM. 

“They [PDM] will continue spending even the next seven years carrying protest banners,” he said, adding that the rally was actually against the PPP.

In his comments on the rally, the minister severely criticised the PDM leadership for holding such a public gathering in the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and violating precautionary measures.

He said under such circumstances, the opposition should have asked their workers to confine themselves to their homes, but they were bent on using their workers as fuel for personal political interests.

“How long will the opposition continue to play with the lives of innocent people? The people who lost their loved ones due to virus will never forgive them,” he said, adding that any alliance led by Fazlur Rehman was always unsuccessful. 

“Whatever alliance Maulana led could not succeed. The example of Muttahida Majlis–e–Amal [MMA] is in front of everyone,” he said.