• Promises to continue the Sehat Card and Ehsas Ration schemes if they return to power
• PTI moves TANK for disqualification of Shehbaz, Bilawal, Rana Sana
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: expresses gratitude to the nation for what he called “breakdown international CONSPIRACY” supporting his candidate Parvez Elahi, in recent Punjab chief minister election, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday rules out every opportunity of sits down for negotiation with Decree coalition.
“I can talk to [Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan]separatists of Balochistan and Sindh, but not with the thieves. Will you talk to someone who deprives you home? he said in his address on Wednesday evening, which was celebrated as “Thanksgiving Day”. on in call of his party.
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“In my entire life, I witnessed such enthusiasm only once, and that was during the 1965 war; at that time everyone thought the nation was at war. And so I saw the same enthusiasm among the masses at the re-elections in 20 districts of Punjab, he said.
insisting that he wanted good relationship, even with USA he blames of trying to provoke his expulsion from power by conspiracy – but urged the nation to prefer “death into slavery”.
“I do not want bad connections with USA where we export more than in any other country and where a large number of Pakistani community lives. But death better than slavery and we must live with self-respect,” he said. added.
saying it general elections were the only way out of the current crises facing country, brought on by ineptitude of in government it was forced on nation through a foreign conspiracy, Mr. Khan vowed that once he entered power again he would put the country on my legs and would only ask overseas Pakistanis, not the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial help.
In his speech, which was like early campaign speech, Mr Khan once again expressed complete flaw of trust in current electoral commission of Pakistan (ECP) and Chief Electoral Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja. He went on to claim that Mr. Raja was involved in rigging in recent by-elections for 20 seats of provincial assembly, where party won weight of places.
During his speech, he also vowed to restart Sehat Card and Ehsas Ration, two flagship schemes launched by his previous regime. in provinces, upon returning to power.
PTI Chairman Promise to Reopen Two Main Schemes in The Punjab seemed to refute the impression that he could aspire dissolve meetings of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where party is currently decision to put pressure on the federal government to step down and announce general elections.
former prime ministerby commenting on recent decision of the Supreme Court, which made Pervez Elahi chief minister Punjab and annulled the victory of Hamza Sharif in recent elections for slot, said it clear in Constitution that the parliamentary leader, not party head could decide which side in party will vote for in polls.
“But the leaders of Decree coalition destroyed the institutions and the judiciary when decision came against them,” he said.
LHC moved against EVENINGS
Mostly move against Decree coalition in center, PTI filed a petition in Lahore High Court seeks disqualification of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan.
PTI former MP Andleb Abbas and lawyer Hassan Khan Niazi jointly filed a petition stating that prime minister abused his powers and violated the Constitution by allowing son Suleman and nephew Hussein Nawaz, both convicted criminals, meet the Saudi crown prince during official visit.
The applicants also stated that prime minister took members of his cabinet to London to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former finance minister Ishak Dar, both declared offenders before trial of country.
They asked the court to disqualify the defendants and also instruct the police to start criminal proceedings against prime minister and members of his cabinet.
Ikram Junaidi also contributed to this report
Published in Dawn, July 28, 2022