ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) senior leader Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi said that reference would be filed for disqualification of the MNAs who did not cast their vote for the election of Prime Minister, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.
He said this while talking to media representatives after luncheon hosted by PML-Q President Chaudahry Shujaat Hussain in honour of newly-elect Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf here on Saturday. Leaders of PPP and PML-Q also attended the luncheon.
He said that disciplinary action would be taken against those who did not participate in the election process and reference would be filed against them.
Elahi said that the government would mainly focus on resolution of energy crisis and it would be their top priority to deal with.
He said that PML-Q decided to file reference against four of its lawmakers for their non participation in election and participation in PML-N parliamentary meeting.
Elahi said that a meeting has been summoned regarding energy crisis on Saturday, which is the major concern, asking the newly-elect Premier to take steps on war footing in order to resole the unabated energy crisis forthwith.
The Prime Minister assured us that it would be government’s top priority to get resolved the energy crisis, which is deteriorating with each passing day, he added.
The PML-Q leader lashed out at Punjab government and said that except Punjab all the provinces showed readiness for resolving energy crisis together.
Taking no exception to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz, Elahi blamed that he (Shahbaz) participated in the on-going anti-load shedding protest in which PML-Q lawmakers houses and property being damaged.
Answering a query, he expressed optimism that energy issue would be addressed, as they discussed the issue with the Prime Minister threadbare and agreed that the issue would be resolved jointly on priority basis.
To another query regarding non-participation of his party members in the election process, he vowed that strict action would be taken against those found guilty, however, adding that three MNAs were not attended the session due to their private engagement.
He said that Monis Elahi was released by court and they have nothing to do with it.