SUNDAY TIMES ISLAMABAD:Replying to a question asked by the journalist after addressing a seminar in Islamabad about oppositions allegations of having links with the proscribed organizations, the minister said, “Do you think I have links with them.”

Umar relayed that he had met few leaders of the organisations during election time and added one of them is itself a victim of terrorism.

Lamenting the opposition parties, he added it has become tradition of the Opposition parties to criticise the state institutions, while not being in power.

“The incumbent government and the Pakistan Army are on the same page”, the finance minister contented.