Presidency summons senior minister
LAHORE: The presidency has summoned Senior Minister Raja Riaz after his ‘hard hitting’ statement against journalists of a media group.
Riaz, who is also the parliamentary head of his party in Punjab, had labelled two journalists as “Indian agents”.
Riaz told Dawn he would meet the president on Wednesday (today) and clarify his position. He said he had said nothing wrong against the journalists.
He said the PPP could not be blackmailed by this group and would continue to face all challenges bravely.
Meanwhile, a 50-member delegation of the People’s Labour Bureau will also meet President Zardari on Wednesday.