- recognizes as prime minister he failed achieve results from the fight against corruption drive
LAHORE: Former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan stated that the establishment had “absolute power”. in Pakistan compared to civilian installations, stating that “everything went wrong” for him after a visit to Russia in February of this year.
Talking to group of journalists at his residence in Zaman Park Lahore on On Thursday, Imran recalled the army commander wanted Pakistan in vote against Russian invasion of Ukraine in the UN, but he was of in view what better option to refrain from adding an army commander also told him of American pressure in cause.
“I told him [army chief] that Pakistan should follow independent foreign policy”. Former prime minister, whose government was overthrown in April of this year via a no-confidence vote said that during his visit, Russia offered Pakistan gas and oil supplies. in addition to wheat at subsidized prices, “as was the case in Pakistan”. in need of To compensate rising inflation”.
Imran Khan also admitted that he had disagreements with creation on in issue of then chief of the Punjab minister Usman Buzdar and the fight against corruption drive.
This was stated by the head of PTI. military wanted Alim Khan to be appointed by Punjab CM. Imran said he knew about ‘shadow deals’ of disgruntled PTI leader so he said he didn’t make him head of the province.
head of PTI also acknowledged that as prime minister he failed achieve results from his anti-corruption campaign.
He also criticized the military media wing for responding to his statement on the appointment of the commander of the army, which he had made during his speech in Faisalabad, stating that he never made any statements against Army as an institution.
He repeated that they stepped back from issue of army chief. “Those in in government are fighting like cats and dogs, so let them fight it out”.
A DEFINING MOMENT FOR PAKISTAN
The PTI chairman warned that if Pakistan defaulted, it would have to “compromise”. on this is national safety” next time government appeals to foreign creditors for to help.
Reminding that the default country risk was “only 5%” when he was in power earlier this year Imran said incumbent government “destroyed economy”.
Then he said everything steps accepted current government including cast changes to the Law on the Army, must ensure that incumbent leaders can protect their “looted wealth”.
He went on to say that there chance what current leaders would flee the country “one day againand they do it all for themselves, not the country or its people”.
confirming his call for free and fair elections, Imran claimed that this was the only way forward for country. “PTI won 70 percent of elections despite fact that the establishment was supporting them, said former prime minister.
He also claimed that the goal was to “eliminate Imran Khan”.
Chairman of the PTI also said it “was a defining moment” in in history of country and “when a nation stands up they are unstoppable”.
“PTI will hold the largest meeting in pindi
PTI General Secretary Asad Umar on Thursday said party will hold the “largest ever” political rally in Rawalpindi.
He said PTI wouldn’t threaten or bend down and its leaders will “stand with his supporters” and do not hide behind “bulletproof glass”.
Umar also claimed that party Chairman Imran Khan visited Russia to buy “cheap oil for in peopleand continued with visit despite all warnings.