future of in coalition government hangs in the balance as there appears to be serious disagreement between the multi-party government and countries powerful interested parties, it turned out on Thursday.
If statements of several leaders of in coalition government as well as political scientists, it is obvious that main dot of dispute is duration of current government tenure.
government ready to take it hard decisions but only on provided that it serves the remaining constitutional term in office without any interference or intrigue.
However, events during last pair of days suggest that powerful circles are now increasingly inclined to hold early elections in country – a phenomenon that suddenly arose and stirred up government and powerful quarters in dispute.
dead end between government and stakeholders not only become visible with every day but causing delays in in decision manufacturing process of in government and thus affects economy and the country itself.
It was because of This reason what coalition government did not want to make tough economic decisions, including ending fuel subsidies that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had tied with revival of credit program.
Uncertainty combined with former rally and meeting scheduled by Prime Minister Imran Khan-in in in the capital also forced Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif to repeatedly delay his address to the nation, where he is expected to present his economic plan.
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In fact, political scientists, while depriving light on gravity of situation, said prime minister may announce the dissolution of meetings instead of presentation of the financial plan if the parties concerned are not sure that it complete rest term.
Preservation current situation in view, coalition partners of ruling party made it clear to Prime Minister Shahbaz last night that they would stand on government if it requires tough economic decisions.
The Allies confirmed their support for in government on Thursday night but opined that government should complete remaining tenure ensure that the necessary measures for stabilization economy have been completed.
concept of “forcibly” ending government pushed the allies to the point that they even put forward a proposal to call a meeting of National Security Committee (KNB) for discussion issue in detail and reach decision as current the situation didn’t fit for stabilizing economy and things will get worse if the caretaker government was instructed with take it hard decisions.
From the very beginning, political scientists say, government pondered the decision on tenure of in government and timing for in next elections, but failed to reach any decision because they have no guarantees from interested parties that they will be able to complete full term.
On Thursday, Vice President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz during a speech in Sargodha gave an important hint that government had to go for polls instead of do hard work of alleged mismanagement of the economy caused through last Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.
At the end of the fuel subsidy, Maryam said that her father and triple former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says what will he leave government but I wouldn’t bother people – a clear a hint that PML-N would prefer elections over a government standing on crutches.
AT series of questions she asked the rally participants should PML-N take the blame for PTI bad performance and should PML-N stay in government or leave it. “It’s better to say goodbye than to take the blame for poor man performance of previous governmentShe answered the questions herself.
She then asked the protesters if they would give two-thirds majority in favor of PML-N if he leaves government; question asked by ex-premier Imran also asked in public rallies organized for build up pressure on in government and stakeholders for new elections coming soon.
Another hint of the stalemate between Islamabad and Rawalpindi came when Khurshid Shah, spokesman for the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), clearly stated that coalition government was ready for elections, and they would be happy if government was finished. “We’ll be grateful to you for release us in just one month,” he said.
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Several PML-N leaders also they said they weren’t in service of a government standing with in support of crutches, stakeholders say should think about current political and economic situation instead of resorting to arm twisting.
Political Experts also believe that the Supreme Court (SC) decision ban government from publication and transfers was also an indication that government wouldn’t have that luxury of time and free hand decision introduction, including amendments to the law on NAB, if this moves forthcoming with hard economic decisions.
Seems to be, government stuck between stone and hard place like the Electoral Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has already said he could not hold elections in in next several months and interested parties want im going ahead with fiscal measures without knowing the duration of them government. “Stakeholders cannot have both,” they said.