Malik has requested judicial probe into Mirza’s allegations: PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the Interior Minister Rehman Malik has made a request to him for constitution of commission to probe into the allegations levelled by Zulfiqar Mirza against him.PM told this while talking to media men here Sunday. He said interior minister had written a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan on Karachi issue.Answering to questions asked with reference to Dr Zulfiqar Mirza PM told Zulfiqar Mirza took a principled decision by tendering resignation from his office.

People level allegations while staying in the party but Zulfiqar Mirza extended his resignation first of all, he added.To another question he said he wanted local bodies election should take place ahead of general elections and he would convince all the provinces in this respect.Referring to load shedding he said federal and provincial governments would together take steps to overcome load shedding. The commission under the chairmanship of finance minister would present its recommendations in the cabinet soon to end load shedding, he indicated. – Onlinenews