Federal Minister Sheikh Rasheed says that government needs the simple majority to extend the term of army chief which is available yet we must take the opposition along with us.
Talking to media in Rawalpindi, Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed said that 6 months is too much of a time for amending the Army Act, I think there will be no interruptions.
Sheikh Rasheed claimed that the army chief’s extension of employment would be easily approved by a simple majority that government has. He also said that he did not consider former President and Army chief Pervez Musharraf a traitor.
Awami Muslim League leader said that if Nawaz Sharif can go out as the culprit, Asif Zardari also has the right to go out as an accused.
Referring to Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sheikh Rasheed said that Bilawal Bhutto would hold rallies in Rawalpindi, we would welcome him with open arms .
Referring to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUIF) leader Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, he said that Fazl-ur-Rehman was talking about the election in December four years later, not this month.
Sheikh Rasheed got angry on a question regarding the shooting and killing of 4 people in Rawalpindi on which after the protest of Journalists Sheikh Rashid apologized to journalists.