- PDM leaders need NRO — and I can’t give it to a single individual, says PM Imran Khan
- PM says that when a chief minister is concerned in corruption, it destroys the nation
- PM Imran Khan says he “did not ask anyone to resign” and Nadeem Afzal Chan “must have had his reasons for doing so”
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday stated that he’s “the only Pakistani politician who was not nurtured at the General Headquarters”.
The premier, throughout an interview with Bol Information, stated that even PPP’s founder and former prime minister, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, was part of a navy dictator’s cupboard for eight years earlier than coming into energy.
The premier, talking concerning the nation’s political system, stated that household politics prevails in Pakistan — each occasion chief’s baby takes over the reins after their mother and father.
“However, now, they will not come into power,” the prime minister stated confidently.
The premier, shedding mild on the Pakistan Democratic Motion’s (PDM)’s goals, stated that they needed NRO — “and I will not give it to a single person”.
The prime minister additionally spoke about stories surfacing of PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s varied properties. “How did he get those properties?” he requested.
Speaking concerning the previous governments, he stated that former president Pervez Musharraf had given an NRO to PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and let him depart the nation.
Talking about reforms, he stated that it was a tricky course of; and alter comes steadily. “But when we try to do reforms, all of them [Oppositon] band together.”
“The Opposition had asked me for an NRO in a written statement,” he stated.
“In a democracy, the prime minister is accountable, whereas these people (the Opposition) believe that they are not answerable no matter how much corruption they engage in,” the premier stated.
He spoke of his “struggle for democracy in Pakistan”, including that till the leaders are held accountable, the nation is not going to prosper.
“When the prime minister is involved in corruption it destroys the country,” he stated, including that the ruling elite naturally siphon cash from the nation way more simply than low-level officers.
PM Imran Khan stated that 2008-2018 was the “darkest period” in Pakistan’s historical past. “PDM is asking me to send the small thieves to jail but give such people [the leaders] an NRO,” he stated.
In the meantime, talking about why his spokesperson Nadeem Afzal Chan had resigned, he stated that he should have his causes to take action. “I, on the other hand, did not ask anyone to resign.”
Talking about his ministers, he stated that if anybody has a difficulty with the cupboard’s resolution, than they need to resign, identical to it occurs on the planet’s democracies.