As the verdict of the highest court approaches, Maryam asks the coalition to “stand firm”

As the Supreme Court reserves its decision on the recent re-election as Punjab’s Chief Minister, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz has called on the coalition government to take a “firm position”. and “rising to the occasion”.

“Government MUST take a strong stance and rise to the occasion,” the PML-N leader said in a Twitter post.

Urging the incumbent government to “rise to the occasion”, Maryam told them that “leaders are made by the situations they face”.

Meanwhile, senior Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) official Farhatullah Babar also took to the microblogging site to urge government coalition partners to ‘act decisively’ on the situation. .

“Parliamentarians/PDMs, if you really care about restoring the balance of power, then read Article 191 and act decisively. Or stop grumbling,” Babar said in a message re-tweeted by the PPP chairman. , Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari.

On July 23, Maryam said her party should not bow to “one-sided decisions”.

She was apparently referring to the Supreme Court’s brief order issued earlier in the day, in which the Supreme Court suspended the decision of the Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly and prevented Hamza Shehbaz from exercising absolute powers and to serve only as chief minister “administrator”.

Laura J. Boyer