ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Friday said a conspiracy was being hatched to disrupt development works, China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, and democratic system in the country.
“Billions of dollars investment was coming to Pakistan through CPEC projects,” he said while talking to a private news channel.
Like minded group of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was trying to halt the CPEC, political and democratic system in the country.
The conspiracy was being hatched against the democratically elected government led by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif who had no corruption charges throughout his life, he said.
“No corruption charges or irregularities was found in any of tenure of Nawaz Sharif,” he said.
“It was a pre-planned plot to destabilize the democratic government,” he said.
To a question, the minister said the prime minister holds support of majority of voters of all the provinces including Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir besides the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
Replying to another question he said all the members participated in the Cabinet meeting held here, had expressed full confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The whole nation had demanded the prime minister who wanted to make Pakistan an Asian Tiger, to foil the nefarious design of the elements conspiring against the popular party of PML-N, CPEC and development in the country.
To another question, he said Pakistan was fighting a big war against terrorism and some forces wanted to destabilize the country.
He said the voters of the PML-N, and people belonging to all segment of society were united with the present government to foil the nefarious design of the enemy.