ISLAMABAD: After Refusal to Get Permit for this is public meeting scheduled for the day before of Independence Day despite offering three venues in sister cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) decided to remove event to Lahore.
“We were told that Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) already applicable for this is public meeting on the platform on August 13th. However, we concluded that the permission was due to the nod. of 111th brigade, which does not want allow us. Otherwise we would be allowed one of our proposed venues,” said Ali Awan, President of PTI Islamabad, in an interview with Dawn.
6 August PTI political committee announced plans Keep power show in federal capital on August 13, the day before of Independence Day. AT decision was made at a meeting chaired by PTI Chairman Imran Khan, attended by his senior leadership including Asad Umar, Fawad Chaudhry, Shirin Mazari, Omar Ayub, Saifullah Niazi and others. Mr Khan also announced that he would announce his partyx future strategy during the eventtherefore instructions were given party leaders ensure “impressive” show of power.
Mr. Avan said that PTI had requested permission from the district administration to conduct its public meeting on the parade ground, but it was reported that TLP already applicable for Location.
August 13 power show moved to Lahore
“Then we asked [the administration] displace public meeting at the Rawalpindi cricket ground but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) objected to this and we were told that their handlers work there as security. team expected to visit before the English team’s visit to the country, he argued.
“Then we began to consider the possibility of holding public meeting at Liaquat Bagh, but they were told that a plantation had recently been made in the park and there would be very little space for in public meeting, he added.
The PTI leader went on to say that he had come to the conclusion that this was not possible get permission in twin cities like a nod of 111th Army Brigade was also required.
“Even though we were told that confirmation hasn’t been handed over to TLP yet, it’s strange that TLP can keep public meeting on the Platz-platz, but not on the PTI. So we decided to public meeting at the Hockey Ground in Lahore,” he said. announced.
He further said that former Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the assembly in Lahore, which will be broadcast nationwide.
” party chairman will announce future strategy and we’ll have fireworks display and a flag-raising ceremony at midnight,” Mr. Avan said.
Published in Dawn, August 9, 2022