ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz said Monday the prevailing attitude of attacking Pakistan’s institutions “is extremely dangerous” but that the Opposition’s recent anti-government strategies “came to naught”.
Addressing a press briefing here in the federal capital, Shibli Faraz slammed one of the key Opposition leaders, PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz, for “threatening to pressurise” the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The minister termed the “attitude” as “extremely dangerous,” saying the PML-N leader’s tone during yesterday’s convention was “disappointing”.
“Maryam Nawaz sounded like a person devoid of intellect. Her threat yesterday was probably towards [PPP Co-chairperson] Asif Ali Zardari; it involved mentions of ‘pulling out tongues’ and ‘cutting tongues’.
“There was use of words like ‘will break your mouth’ and ‘will slap you,’ as well.”
The federal minister also alleged that Maryam was inciting PML-N’s politi