Asif apologises to NA speaker over derogatory remarks towards Mazari

Khawaja Asif and Shireen Mazari
Nationwide Meeting Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday learn out an apology tendered by MNA Khawaja Asif who, a day earlier, made derogatory remarks focusing on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief whip Shireen Mazari.
Khawaja Asif on Wednesday got here beneath hearth by opposition lawmakers for referring to Shireen Mazari as a “tractor trolley” and calling her voice ‘masculine’ after she refused to halt her protest following Asif’s transient on the state of loadshedding in Ramazan.
Shireen Mazari, nevertheless, refused to just accept the apology learn out by Sadiq, saying that she would solely accomplish that if Asif got here to the home himself and apologised personally.
“Khawaja Asif’s vulgar remarks had been private and he ought to come to the ground of the home to apologise himself,” stated Mazari.
Senior PTI member Shah Mehmood Qureshi stated Asif’s written apology isn’t accepted and won’t be accepted by any girls lawmakers, including Asif should “rethink his behaviour”. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and MQM’s Abdul Waseem additionally rejected the apology.
PML-N MNA Shaista Pervaiz stated the “unlucky” incident “mustn’t have occurred” and referred to as on the speaker to take accountability for the incident. This assembly ought to be referred to as after Khawaja Asif involves the NA, she stated. “Let’s examine what he has to say.”
Pervaiz additionally referred to as for a girls’s parliamentary caucus to debate the difficulty of Asif’s remarks between of the ladies lawmakers of each opposition and the federal government.
PPP MNA Shazia Marri stated Articles 25, 34 of the Structure and the basic rights of girls have been violated with Asif’s remarks, and that the onus lies on the chair to resolve the state of affairs.
Talking completely to DawnNews on Wednesday, PPP Senator Aitzaz Ahsan claimed Khwaja Asif’s inappropriate language towards Mazari was a results of his frustration on the Basic Headquarters assembly earlier this week.

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