Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and former prime minister Imran Khan has once again called upon the nation to get ready for his call to launch a long march towards Islamabad.
Addressing PTI workers’ convention in Lahore, Imran Khan said that his party will observe Ramadan 27 (a possible Shab-e-Qadr) as “Shab-e-Dua” (Night of Prayers) and urged all Pakistanis to join PTI’s Shab-e-Dua for the “real freedom of Pakistan”. While Maulana Tariq Jameel will lead the Dua.
The former prime minister also asked party representatives to launch a public campaign at Union Councils level in their constituencies for preparations regarding the party’s Islamabad march. “I want 2 million people to reach Islamabad on my call,” he added.
Imran Khan said that he will address a rally in Multan on Friday and will gear up his mass contact campaign after Eidul Fitr.
While taking aim at PM the PTI chief said: “Shehbaz Sharif is looking for another NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) and if he succeeds again in getting NRO 2, Pakistan will never be able to stand on its own feet,” he maintained.
The former PM also questioned the incumbent government regarding the media blackout of his party events.
“I ask the media where is freedom of expression when you’re blocking PTI’s coverage now”? he said and reiterated that he would never sacrifice his nation for foreign powers.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan once again accused Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja of being a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) agent and demanded his resignation.
“The country’s biggest party don’t have confidence in Chief Election Commissioner. He must resign immediately,” Khan said.
Asif Zardari Calls On PM Shahbaz Along With Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto
Islamabad:PPP leader and Member National Assembly Asif Ali Zardari called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad today (Wednesday).
Federal Ministers Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Khawaja Saad Rafique were also present during the meeting.
They exchanged views were on prevailing political situation in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister emphasized that Pakistan’s progress lies in the supremacy of the Constitution and continuity of the democratic process.
It was agreed to take all the political parties along for strengthening of democracy and to ensure public welfare in the country.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif congratulated Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for taking oath as federal minister and expressed the resolve to overcome challenges confronting the country with mutual cooperation.