Opposition groups called for a boycott of the assembly and walked out of the house.
PPP leader Senator Sherry Rehman while addressing the Senate session said that we came to know about the national security policy from newspapers.
He that said the members of the Senate did not know that there was a national security policy Was why the national security policy not brought in the Senate?
We have been told that a major change has taken place under the National Security Policy. Its being said that the economy will be the focus of the National Security Policy.
He has said you have mortgaged the SBP to the IMF and now they will be directly responsible for global imperialism,
Leader of the House and Senator Shehzad Waseem said that till date no government has formulated National Security Policy. Opposition did not come in the committee for National Security Policy. He invited the opposition to come and asked them to give their suggestions on the draft.
Shehzad Waseem said that the opposition objected that there was no Prime Minister in the committee and therefore did not consider it appropriate to come. The Prime Minister was not present in the National Security Briefing but all of them ran away.
He further said that the debt of Rs 55 billion owed to you is on our head. Out of Rs 55 billion, Rs 29 billion has been repaid. We will repay Rs 12 billion this year and Rs 12 billion next year.