Zardari removes Farhatullah Babar as spokesperson | Pakistan
LAHOR: Senator Veteran Farhatullah Babar was removed as the representative of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday after criticizing his party for refusing support for the supremacy of parliament.
. Speaking to Geo News, Secretary of the PPP Secretariat Nafisa Shah said that Babar had resigned a couple of days ago and that it was Zardari's decision.
"Farhatulla Babar is the PPP's senior and party activist, he will remain the Secretary General of the PPP parliamentarians," she said.
However, party sources told Geo News that Babara was removed after his farewell speech on the Senate floor, where he said his party retreated from supporting the supremacy of parliament.
In his speech on Tuesday, the departing senator lamented that the supremacy of the parliament was ending, stating that the state with n state appeared and that there was a conflict between them.
If the parliament does not end de facto, it will lead to a clash between institutions, he added.
Babar said that other institutions influence the authority of the parliament. He said that the accountability committee tried to hold everyone accountable;
The PPP leader said that the situation is moving towards a conflict between institutions.
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The PPP leader said that because of the continuing danger the burden of saving Pakistan is in the parliament
The politicization of the judiciary and vice versa threat to parliament, the senator said.
"This refers to when the chief judge of Pakistan promises that he does not have a political agenda," Babar said.
Babar further said that this refers to when the judges rely on "contempt of court" for their immunity.
"There is a wise man in my village, Baba Rehmatay, who claims that the constitution is superior to the parliament," Babar said.
"Baba Rekhmataye says that the Constitution is not what it says, it's what he says," Babar said.
The senator said that when it comes to the sphere of influence of institutions, the parliament failed
In November 2017, Babar resigned from the parliamentary committee on accountability. Then, on October 20, he resigned from the Standing Committee of the Senate on Defense, not offering the media its grounds for resignation.