Parliamentary Pioneer of the PPP within the Senate, Sherry Rehman has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan take U turn on every commitment he makes to the public. A person with dual citizenship cannot become a Member of Parliament.
According to the details, in her recent statement, Senator Sherry Rehman while in her response to the dual citizenship matter of government officials, said of the 19 un-elected cabinet members, four special assistants hold special dual citizenship.
Sherry Rehman questioned that why and under what law dual nationals made part of the cabinet?.
She said that Imran Khan used to strongly oppose members with dual citizenship in the past, adding that the Prime Minister has taken a U-turn on his every statement.
It has been proved that this government has no policy and vision.
Furthermore Sherry Rehman asked whether Prime Minister made dual nationals part of constitutional forum despite information?
Are people with dual citizenship building a new Pakistan?
Sherry Rehman said that if the Prime Minister is not aware of this, then this is the matter of concern.
She added that the Prime Minister had to import artisans from abroad to build a new Pakistan.
In addition to this the parliamentary leader said was there a shortage of capable people in the country and within the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI)?
Earlier, details of assets of 15 special assistants and advisers released on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
According to the details, out of 15 special assistants and advisors, 5 are dual nationals and two are green cardholders.
Dual Nationality Holders
Special Assistant for Overseas Pakistani Zulfi Bukhari holds permanent British citizenship, Special Assistant for Parliamentary Assistance Nadeem Afzal Chan has a permanent residency of Canada, Special Assistant for Power Division Shehzad Qasim and Special Assistant for Petroleum Nadeem Babar hold US citizenship, while Special Assistant for Digital Pakistan Tania Aidrus Apart from Pakistan, she is a citizen of Canada and Singapore.
Similarly, Special Assistants for the National Security Division, Moeed Youssef and Shahbaz Gill US green cardholders.