Immediate election
are only solution for
the blunder of imported
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LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Thursday called for immediate fresh elections, failing which he would lead a march on Islamabad against ‘imported government’.

“Whosoever has made a mistake must now correct it with forcing early elections,” said Khan Addressing a charged mammoth public gatehring at Minar-e-Pakistan ground.

Khan announced to launch a movement for true freedom of Pakistan. He called upon all the people of Pakistan including the workers of the opposition parties to mobilise people to launch a march on Islamabad.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan address his party’s power show in Lahore on Thursday.

“I don’t want any confrontation with anyone. Unlike others, I live and die in my country. Pakistan army and police are our own institutions. Pakistan is strong and intact due to our armed forces who have sacrificed and foiled all conspiracies of the enemy. We don’t want confrontation with anyone but we would not accept this imported government,” warned Imran Khan.

Khan blamed a foreign conspiracy to oust him from power was due to his warming up with China and Russia which he pursued in the interest of the people of Pakistan.

Imran Khan said that he went to Russia just to watch the interest of people of Pakistan because Russia offered Pakistan petroleum products and wheat on 30 percent discounted prices.

Khan also said that while India despite being a strategic ally of the US had refused to US diktat and was getting oil from Russia on cheaper rates, Pakistan would also not remain subservient to the western pressure.

Not only the Minar-e-Pakistan was pack to capacity, drone footage showed people had packed roads and nearby overhead bridge. Traffic had chocked major roads leading to the Minar-e-Pakistan while PTI also leveled allegations that roads had been blocked on purpose leading to the Minar-e-Pakistan.

He said that the country’s GDP was growing at 5.6 percent while the revenue and exports had also hit record highs. He said the country’s foreign remittances also were unprecedented high and the country was progressing despite Covid-19 Pandemic.

He said that his government had taken drastic steps to help the farming community which resulted into bumper crops of wheat, rice, cotton, potatoes and maize.

A view of power show at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore on Thursday.

Responding to the opposition’s allegations about gifts taken from Toshakhana, Imran Khan said that he had raised the price of gifts taken from Toshakhana from 15 percent to 50 percent.

He said that he used gifts to develop Banigala road. Criticising the role of judiciary, Khan said that the concept of trichotomy of powers had been trampled by the judiciary’s decisions.

Her urged judiciary to play its role to protect those officers who had investigated into corruption of the top leaders of PML-N, PPP and other opposition parties.

Criticising Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Imran Khan said that a person who had bee on bail had been imposed on Pakistan as Prime Minister.

“These proven dacoits are now ruling the country which is disrespect to my country. I would never surrender my fight against these crooks till my last breathe,” he added.

“I Could have easily built these roads and upkeep my house if I had declared my houses as PM’s Camp Offices. But I refused to use taxpayers’ money for my personal use. I am on record that I used minimum money for my personal expenses,” he said.

He said that foreign policy revolves around state interest and not for personal interest. He said that he refused to push the country into a war for any other country’s interest.

“This led to my ouster as the US was in habit of dealing with stooges who always put US interest ahead of Pakistan,” he said and added that this is why Shehbaz Sharif had said that beggars are not choosers.

“Three stooges are slaves of the foreign powers and they would always be subservient of the US,” he argued. He urged the people not to ever vote for turncoat politicians and make them an example.

“Whosoever would vote for turncoats would be tantamount to treason to Pakistan,” he said.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) grand power show was held at the historic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore against the newly-formed coalition government led by the PML-N.