SUNDAY TIMES KARACHI: In a series of tweets, he demanded that the government must remove the ministers “having ties with proscribed organisation”.

Taking a swipe at the ruling PTI, Mr Bhutto-Zardari said: “The government has responded to my demand to sack ministers associated with banned outfits by declaring me anti-state, issuing death threats & NAB notices.” “None of this deters us from our principle stand; form joint NSC parliamentary committee & act against banned outfits.”

He further said the ministers who promised mutiny to such groups under the PTI must go if the government wants the opposition to believe “they are serious about taking on extremism, banned organizations and distancing themselves from past support to such groups.”

“Ministers who have been part of mainstreaming & got support of such outfits during the elections must be removed from the federal cabinet,” he demanded