MINGORA: Calling on Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chairman Sirajul Haq on Sunday said Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was the worst, incapable and corrupt in the country’s history.
Speaking at a public meeting at the Grassy Ground in Mingora city in Swat district, Sirajul Haq said that Imran Khan promised not to lie to the nation.
“However, the prime minister has changed the name of the word ‘lie’ to ‘turn around’. Imran says that a great leader takes a big turn. He has promised the nation that if the masses under his rule come out to protest, he will give them a container and will step down the same day. But today people from Chitral to Karachi are condemning the government, ”he added.
He asked the prime minister to honor his promise and step down without delay. “You promised the nation to turn the governor’s house into a university but failed to fulfill your promise. You promised to build five million houses, but failed to build a single house in 800 days. You have promised to create 10 million jobs but have snatched jobs from 35,000,000 citizens, “he said, adding that the government had failed on all fronts.
Senator Sirajul Haq stated that Imran Khan promised to establish Riyasate Madina, but the actor started shooting and filming at the mosque under the PTI administration. He questioned what steps Imran Khan was taking towards Riyasate Madinah.
“Kashmir was occupied by India and their legitimate struggle for independence was sabotaged in your government. The country’s foreign policy has failed miserably and has made the nation’s name bad. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani citizens, relations with Saudi Arabia are crumbling and China no longer trusts Pakistan, “he said.
He claimed that the economy and peace had crumbled under Imran Khan’s rule. “Before coming to power, Imran Khan claimed to have 200 economists, but they didn’t even have 200 chickens,” he said, adding that high inflation rates had increased prices for daily necessities.
He explained that he did not join the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), because they were not fighting for the rights of their citizens but for their personal interests. He accused the establishment of supporting PTI and its government.
“When (the establishment) withdraws its support, the PTI government will fall in no time,” he added. Earlier, JI provincial chairman Senator Mushtaq Ahmad also addressed the meeting and said that the government was not sincere in protecting Namoos-e-Risalat.