ISLAMABAD: Defense Minister Pervaiz Khattak on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Imran Khan amid worst ongoing gas crisis in the country.
According to sources, during the parliamentary party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, harsh words were exchanged between Minister for Energy Hamad Azhar and Defense Minister Pervez Khattak on the issue of gas.
Following the heated debate the defense minister left the meeting.
During the parliamentary party meeting, Pervez Khattak also criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said, “We have made you the Prime Minister.” He said there is a ban on gas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, adding that despite producing the gas and electricity we are being oppressed.
“If this is your attitude then we will not be able to vote,” he added.
Meanwhile, PM Imran Khan said, “If you are not satisfied with me, I will hand over the government to someone else.”
Talking to media after the meeting, the defense minister said that he hadn’t left the meeting in anger but came out of the room to smoke.
On the occasion, Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar said that the participants questioned about gas in the meeting and he remained successful in satisfying the parliamentary party members.