SUNDAY TIMES ISLAMABAD: Speaking in the Parliament House, he advised the prime minister to weigh his words before saying anything as he held an important position. “One reason of boycott is the environment created by the government”

“Imran Khan has fortunately become the prime minister of Pakistan. We are ready to accept that he is the prime minister,” Shah said and asked Mr Khan why he was not coming to Parliament. “You don’t even respect Parliament. We at least come to Parliament.”

He reminded the prime minister of his announcement to come to parliament every week to answer questions. “At least you shouldn’t say that we are asking for NRO,” he said and clarified that they hadn’t asked the government for any NRO-style deal