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Khattak accused PDM of trading horses in KP, Balochistan | Instant News

NOWSHERA: Federal Defense Minister Pervez Khattak alleged on Sunday that component parties of the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) had launched a horse trade for the upcoming Senate elections.

He said this while speaking as the main guest at the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers convention in the Tangi Khattak area of ​​Nowshera district. The chair of the National Assembly Standing Committee for Power and Energy Dr Imran Khattak, Ishaq Khattak, Mian Umar Kakakhel, Shaukat Ali Khattak and Yasir Khan Khattak spoke at the occasion.

Pervez Khattak alleged that a group of dishonest people were busy buying and selling assemblymen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan for the upper house parliament elections.

The defense minister said the Democracy Charter calls for an open vote on Senate elections. “The parties whose leadership signed the charter are now against open voting,” he said, accusing them of obstructing constitutional amendments to do so.

Pervez Khattak said Prime Minister Imran Khan had revealed the true face of opposition to the country’s people. “I am sure the members of the PTI DPRD will thwart all conspiracies,” he added.

Continuing his scolding against the PDM, he alleges that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and other parties in the PDM used money during the recent by-election on PK-63 in Nowshera and conspired against the PTI in alliance with returning officers. and other voting staff.

The federal minister renewed his claim that PK-63 by-poll had been stolen from PTI through improper practices. He accused that there was a difference of 6,000 votes on forms 45 and 46. He claimed there was a difference of 700 to 1,500 votes in several polling stations, while a difference of 50 to 100 votes was seen in almost all polling stations.

Pervez Khattak alleged that a woman chairperson clearly noted on Form 46 that more than the actual number of votes surveyed at her polling station. He said the ruling party had submitted evidence of alleged fraud with a petition filed with the General Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) whose trial is expected to start on Monday. The Defense Minister said PTI had asked the ECP to hold a re-vote on seats PK-63 and withhold notification of victory from PML-N Candidate, Ikhtiar Wali Khan. He felt the PTI vote bank had risen and that the opposition movement against the government was doomed to fail.


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Liaqat Khattak said he was loyal to PTI | Instant News

NOWSHERA: Former irrigation minister Liaqat Khattak on Monday said she would remain linked to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and insisted that there was no front bloc in the party.

He was sacked after the PTI candidate, Mian Umar Kakakhel, lost his PK-63 seat in the recent by-election in Nowshera to Pakistan Muslim League candidate-Nawaz Ikhtiar Wali Khan. Speaking at a press conference here, he said that Federal Defense Minister Pervez Khattak is his older brother and he respects him.

He said he would choose the PTI candidate in the Senate election. On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Peshawar to meet with party legislators in connection with the Senate elections, he said he was not invited to the meeting.

Liaqat Khattak said he had become a helpless minister because unelected people ran his department. He said that he had been out for a long time and he had informed the chief minister about his order and wanted to meet the prime minister.

Liaqat Khattak is adamant that he is a PTI worker and that it is his right to have differences of opinion and no one can take away his right to speak his mind. “Imran Khan is my leader and I will obey any order,” he added.


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Asad Qaiser, Pervaiz Khattak will not be investigated in video scandal: Fawad Chaudhry | Instant News

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly chairman Asad Qaiser and Defense Minister Pervez Khattak will not be questioned during the investigation of the video scandal because those who made accusations against them were “liars” and “sold their conscience”, Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Thursday.

Speaking to Geo News, Chaudhry said senior PTI leaders would not be examined by a committee set up by PM Imran Khan to carry out a detailed investigation into the events that took place. The Prime Minister has directed a team of investigators to submit reports and recommendations to him.

“PTI leaders will not be questioned on the basis of accusations leveled by those who sold their conscience because their accusations were unworthy,” said the federal minister, adding that the committee would investigate who benefited from this illegal activity and who lost the game.

Fawad Chaudhry, is part of a three-member ministerial committee along with Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s assistant on accountability, Attorney Mirza Shahzad Akbar.

Following the 2018 Senate elections, some 20 ruling PTI members were dismissed from the party after reports emerged of them “selling their votes”.

Former PTI leaders Zahid Durrani and Obaid Mayar are seen in the video and were dismissed at the time.

Law Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sultan Muhammad – who was part of the Qaumi Watan Party in 2017 but joined PTI before the 2018 general election – was also asked to step down after he was seen in the video.

Durrani and Mayar alleged that the KP government distributed the money in the presence of Defense Minister Pervez Khattak and NA Chairperson Asad Qaiser.

These allegations will also be examined by the committee.


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Pervaiz Khattak said he was “sincere and indebted” to Prime Minister Imran Khan after the controversial remarks | Instant News

NOWSHERA: Defense Minister Pervaiz Khattak on Sunday issued a clarification after previous statements about him went viral, and raised some eyebrows.

According to Geo News, former chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was talking to locals in Nowshera when he said the ruling government would not last if he didn’t want it.

“The opposition respects me, that’s why I also respect the members of parliament,” said Khattak. “Nothing can fool me on political matters,” he said, adding that Imran Khan’s government would not last a day if he did not want it.

However, Khattak clarified that the prime minister has provided a lot of assistance to him and that he is always with the prime minister.

The former KP chief minister pointed his gun at the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), accusing him of trying to pressure the government to hide their corruption.

There are internal divisions within the PDM. In the near future, their artificial alliance met its destiny, he said. Khattak blamed the Opposition parties for getting involved in the inflation situation currently facing Pakistan, saying it was the policies of the predecessor government that had brought Pakistan to its current state.

Hours after Khattak’s aforementioned remarks began circulating on social media, the defense minister took to Twitter to issue a clarification.

In that tweet, Khattak clarified that he was “sincere and indebted” to Imran Khan.


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The PDM artificial alliance was rejected by the masses: Pervez Khattak – Pakistan | Instant News

Published in January 30, 2021 10:40 p.m.

The PDM artificial alliance was rejected by the masses: Pervez Khattak

PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said on Saturday that the artificial alliance of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) had been rejected by the masses because of its negative and self-interest politics and would soon meet its logical goal.

He addressed a public meeting in Manki Sharif in the Nowshera district where renowned political worker Zainullah along with a group of supporters and friends joined Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf and expressed confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Defense Minister Pervez Khattak.

Dr Imran Khattak, Chair of the National Assembly Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was also present at the occasion.

The defense minister said an artificial PDM alliance had been formed by rejected political parties to protect their corruption.

He said the people knew who had plundered the state treasury for personal gain in the past and who put Pakistan on the path to progress and development today.

He said the country fell into heavy loans and gas, the price of electricity rose because of the wrong policies of the PPP and PML-N regimes. He said today’s rise in prices was due to wrong policies in the past.

He said the PDM leadership was in a state of panic and this unnatural political-religious alliance would soon meet its logical goal.

The Defense Minister said when the PTI Government took over, the country’s total reserves were only $ 5 billion and currently stands at around $ 20 billion due to our prudent economic and pro-export policies.

Under Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said the country’s exports had increased and industrial production was moving up.

He said the government would complete a five-year term and elections would be held in 2023. He said Senate elections through an open voting procedure would end the horse trade.

Pervez Khattak said local governments in the district, tehsils and village councils would be formed and a draft for amendments to the 2019 LG Amended Act would soon be passed from the Assembly.

He said that Nowshera Regency was the stronghold of the PTI and all political parties, if united, could not even beat it. He said every village council and union would get gas facilities by 2023 in Nowshera.


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