Published On: Tue, Jan 21st, 2014
Published in Category: Politics

Imran Khan terms Nawaz Sharif slave of America

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Khushab: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan once again lashed out at Nawaz government for obeying America orders instead of resolving its own peoples problems and curbing terrorism.

Addressing a rally in Quaidabad on Monday as part of electioneering for by-election, PTI chief said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could not drag Pakistan out of American slavery.

Khan said he would prove himself as a guardian of the nation by dragging the country out of America’s slavery.

PTI chief said unlike other politicians, he did not possess any property and bank balance outside Pakistan.

“America’s slaves are afraid that US would freeze their money therefore they bow before US officials but I assure you, I have no money and property abroad, I can drag the country out of America’s slavery,” Khan said.

He said if government abandon foreign aid and loans Pakistan could become a great nation.

Khan said our rulers have no dignity, giving example of Indian diplomat row, Khan said India has forced the world power to bow before itself.

The PTI chief said the government should hand over the control of PESCO and distribution in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, his party would lower the prices of electricity by 20 percent.

He said that PTI would introduce an updated system to provide justice, employment, eradicate poverty besides improving law and order situation in the country.

Imran said that such terror attacks by the TTP along with the federal government’s continuing inability to formulate a comprehensive counterterrorism policy, has made it difficult to actually commence a formal dialogue and give peace a chance.

In the absence of political ownership and a political dimension of counterterrorism involving negotiations and dialogue backed by state power, even operations were not yielding success. This is reflected in the daily killings going on unabated in Karachi while the Rangers’ Operation is ongoing.

He demanded that the government either make clear its policy for fully implementing the APC mandate or call an APC to develop a new national consensus. The PTI chairman said this was the time to finally reject such conditionalities and the aid and extricate ourselves from the US so-called “war on terror”.

He said his party will put an end to poverty, load-shedding, and humiliation by seeking donations from Pakistanis instead of foreign loans.

He blamed the centre for protecting personal interests at the cost of the nation and for driving the country into poverty even as a small number of “cronies flourish”.

Moving on to the local bodies’ elections, Imran urged the audience to vote for the PTI candidate if they are interested in bringing about change, and ending poverty and corruption.