Pakistan’s PTI Chief Imran unveils plan to paralyse Islamabad

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 16 : Launching a fresh attack on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has unveiled his plan to paralyse Islamabad.

According to the plan, the party workers will be blocking the roads leading to government offices. The Dawn quoted Khan saying, "Now, Nawaz Sharif will have to either resign or will be held accountable for his proven corruption." He was speaking at a gathering of Insaf Professional Forum.

However, he implied at the possibility of a change in the schedule of the Islamabad lock-down date. Earlier, October 30 was announced as the final showdown date by him. The PTI chief urged the masses to be ready for a longer showdown in Islamabad and said that the workers would continue occupying roads and entrances of major government offices such as National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Federal Investigation Agency, Federal Board of Revenue and Election Commission of Pakistan.

Asserting that that his struggle was against the corrupt mafia, Khan said that the country could be strengthened if institutions were strengthened.

He stated that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Police force and hospitals, local government system and bank of Khyber are glaring examples of merit and strength.

Appealing to the masses, Khan said, "If you want to see Pakistan in its real vein, come and join the PTI in its decisive sit-in in Islamabad." Criticising the incumbent PML-N and previous PPP governments for weakening state institutions, he said NAB had failed to act against Nawaz, Shahbaz, Ishaq Dar and Khursheed Shah.

Khan said only Sharif's factories and bank accounts were growing day by day. He also criticised Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal for his statement that the Supreme Court should stay in its limits.

He even did not spared Mariam Nawaz and Hamza Shahbaz for acting as deputy prime minister and deputy chief minister.

Khan said, "This is monarchism and rightly highlighted by the Supreme Court judge.".

Source: ANI