PTI Chairman Imran Khan on On Wednesday they asked if it was possible to keep the country back for appointment of army commander, assuming that instead of think about what will happen in November, in the spotlight should to be on ensuring stability back to Pakistan.
In an interview with journalist Imran Riaz Khan on Express newsImran said that although the army played an important role in countries national security and economic stability are no less important.
“We must choose […] we want stability or new army commander? he said in answer to the question.
Then he went on to give example of The Soviet Union, which, according to him, collapsed due to economic instability.
“Right now, more important issue than the appointment of an army commander is stability and only one can lead to this – elections,” Imran said, stressing that the goal should to prevent Pakistan from falling into place where are things going out of hand”.
He stressed that markets are falling, industries are closing. down and economy was in free fall. “The time has come to make a decision. But this fear in Zardari and Shehbaz [of losing the elections] sabotages the entire country,” the PTI chairman said. on to tell.
Main of Army Headquarters (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who was extended by the previous PTI government in 2019, will leave his post on November 29, when second three-year service life is coming to an end.
next appointment of an army commander times referred to as one of main plots in the ongoing political crisis engulfing the country.
In an interview with BBC in Urdu in In May, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said: “Imran Khan wanted do things your way way on cause of in new appointment as army commander. He wanted to ensure in protection of his political interests and succession of his rule”.
The remarks were in response to when the interviewer brought up the impression that former prime minister Imran Khan was overthrown. over in new appointment as army commander.
In the same month, Imran said that he would never wanted bring your commander in chief and that he never interfered in pakistani army affairs.
But as if a date seems to be in the heart of the fact is that President Arif Alvi was late last month said in in his opinion, “there was no harm” in appointment next army commander until term expires of incumbent president term.
“In my opinion there’s no harm in early appointment of the army commander of time,” he told reporters.
“Neutrals nominated Sikandar Sultan CEC”
In an interview, Imran fired at the election commission. of Pakistan (ECP) and criticized Chief Electoral Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja.
He said they were “neutrals,” a euphemism Khan uses to describe military institution – who suggested the latter’s name as head of ESP.
He said that under the 18th amendment, chapters of The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the ECP and the provisional governments were to be accepted by all political parties amicably.
“At that time of appointment of the CEC, there was a dead end [among the parties]. So the neutrals came up us and said that the country should move forward.
“They suggested the name Sikandar Sultan. I do not even know his [back then]. But people said us that he was a PML-N man,” Imran recalled, saying that when he told the neutrals about it, they guaranteed that the CEC would remain neutral.
“But we made a mistake of appointing him because in all these years, from the day one it passed decisions against us”, — regretted the head of PTI.
And the worst thing the CEC did was create barriers in OK of electronic voting machines (computer), he continued.
“He did his best oppose them, as well as the other two parties (PML-N and PPP) because they are experts in fraud,” Imran said, adding that PTI would file a complaint. against CEC in Supreme Judicial Council.
He added that despite all the evidence in front of his eyes, the raja refused intervene. “How can he let votes be bought? He has no shame.”
‘ECP participated in CONSPIRACY’
Chairman of the PTI also it was alleged that CEP was involved in CONSPIRACY with current government and Raja was a part of It.
“When they [the govt] participated in regime change conspiracy, they thought our party the end will come,” he said. “After that, they thought that win by-elections [recently held in Punjab]but they lost that too. so now they have chosen for TKO”.
Imran said that the ECP’s decision, which he called a “report” – on The PTI Banned Funding case was “bullshit” and was “disrespectful”. of PTI”.
“They are made two reports and one was added on someone’s wish that said PTI was funded from abroad […] but this is not mentioned anywhere else, except at the end,” he said, repeating that this was prepared by the CEP. on “someone’s order”
“PTI is said to be unable to raise funds from overseas Pakistanis,” said Imran, wondering which part of so the law said.
As for the incorrect statements, he said that what he signed was in fact just “certificate” stating that he had approved the funds “in best of my knowledge”.
He said, “Despite our pleas of sounding of all political parties, he did not lead up their funding, because then public would know only PTI is actually fundraising.
“These other parties, they just dependent on sets“.
head of PTI added that tomorrow the parliamentary delegation of PTI will move to ECP office in Islamabad and report that party lost confidence in selective body and there will be no protest outside It.
“Only elections way forward’
ex-premier also said “free and transparent” elections were the only way out of crises engulfing the country right now.
He stressed that the rupee is falling and the markets are suffering because they have “lost confidence” in in government. “Imagine that the commander of the country’s army should call America and ask them for funds”.
Imran said he was even willing to talk to government if they “dissolve meeting today and announce new date for elections”.
In the same breath, he said that this, however, was not like in coalition government wanted choose for that since he claimed they were “afraid of loss.”
“They don’t think about the country, they just want to save your prey […] it’s theirs issuenot Pakistan,” he said. “They have money abroad, they don’t care if the rupee falls. This will just increase your wealth.”
Chairman of the PTI also criticized coalition for acceptance of resignation of 11 PTI legislators in National Assembly”in leftovers” warning that this will lead to even greater instability in the country.
“Giving space to America will affect relations with Afghans
By the end of your interview, answering a question on recent US drone strike in Afghanistan, in which al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed, Imran said he did not know whether Pakistan had provided its “[air]space”in the USA.
“But if they do, it could seriously damage our relationship. with China,” he warned, warning that in in the past, pakistan has suffered dire consequences for “minimal benefits”.
“Do you like Taliban or not, you need accept that they are not against Pakistan, unlike Ghani government.
“And that’s why we should do nothing that affects this relationship. If we give space and if america holds a drone attack in Afghanistan, this will affect our tribal territories. We want become a part of alien war in the midst of these crises?” he asked.
“Have we not learned and become part of of alien conflict again?