‘Ready to speak to Army chief for Pakistan’s betterment’: Ex-PM Imran Khan2 min read
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan informed reporters that he’s prepared to speak to Army chief General Asim Munir for the “betterment of the country” however suspects the latter considers him an enemy.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 3, 2023 23:16 IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan (File photograph)
By India Today World Desk: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday mentioned he was prepared to speak to Army Chief General Asim Munir “for the betterment of the country”, mentioned a report by Dawn. Imran Khan’s assertion comes hours after President Arif Alvi introduced the election date for the Punjab province – a requirement that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been pushing since lengthy.
The ousted prime minister spoke with reporters at his residence in Lahore and mentioned he by no means had a quarrel with the institution – the army – and claimed that it was General (retd.) Qamar Javed Bajwa who “stabbed me in the back”.
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He informed the reporters that after he was ousted because the prime minister, he spoke to Gen Bajwa for the “betterment of the Pakistan”. “But it was General Bajwa who wanted to crush me,” he was quoted by Dawn as saying. He, nonetheless, added that “if anyone thinks that I will bend the knee, that cannot happen.”
Khan mentioned he’s keen to talk to the institution even now, however nobody is keen to speak. The cricketer-turned-politician additionally mentioned General Asim Munir appeared to think about him an enemy and challenged the Army chief to show any corruption case towards him and his spouse.
Hitting out at Bajwa, he mentioned the previous Army chief must be court-martialed for delivering a speech towards Russia.
The former Pakistan PM additionally spoke in regards to the ‘threats’ to his life and mentioned he has stored a video recording overseas. He informed the reporters that the video incorporates names of the ‘conspirators’ and it will be made public if something occurred to him.
The PTI chief additionally claimed that his celebration will win the upcoming Punjab elections, however didn’t reveal the identify of the potential chief ministerial candidate, citing a concern of “bloodshed”.
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