Islamabad [Pakistan]: After alleging that america was concerned within the ‘conspiracy’ of ousting Imran Khan from the Prime Minister submit, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief gave a clear chit to America and, as a substitute, blamed former military chief Qamar Javed Bajwa for eradicating him, the Daybreak reported.
Khan, who was ousted from his submit in April final yr, took swipes at Bajwa saying that the previous military chief had advised the US that PTI Chief is an anti-American.
He made these remarks throughout an interview with US-based worldwide radio broadcaster, Voice of America, aired on Saturday, and a separate televised deal with on Sunday, in response to Daybreak.
“No matter occurred, now as issues unfold, it wasn’t the US who advised Pakistan [to oust me]. It was sadly, from what proof has come up, [former army chief] Gen [Qamar Javed] Bajwa who by some means managed to inform the Individuals that I used to be anti-American. And so, it [the plan to oust me] wasn’t imported from there. It was exported from right here to there,” Khan advised VoA.
Curiously, Khan, who constantly blamed the US for eradicating him from the PM submit, had taken a U-turn from his statements.
In the meantime, in his televised deal with, Imran Khan termed Gen Bajwa, who retired in November final yr, ‘tremendous king’, admitting that his three-and-a-half-year stint within the Prime Minister’s Workplace was extra like of a puppet.
“Gen Bajwa had develop into an knowledgeable in all the things, together with economic system, politics, and international coverage,” Khan alleged.
“Gen Bajwa used to get the credit score for good choices and Imran Khan used to function a punching bag for each flawed choice,” Khan claimed, alleging that the previous military chief was accountable for the “political and financial ills” confronted by the nation at the moment.
He additionally slammed Normal Bajwa for hampering the method of accountability and claimed that the previous military chief had already determined that there received’t be any questions from PM Shehbaz Sharif.
“No accountability was held thereafter,” he stated, claiming that the previous military chief had additionally acknowledged this in an interview with a columnist, reported Daybreak.
“If Bajwa may very well be criticized or held accountable for his actions, he wouldn’t have been capable of injury the nation to such an extent,” he added.
In his televised deal with, the previous PM careworn his demand for the elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa following the dissolution of provincial Assemblies. He believed that solely recent elections may drive Pakistan out of the present financial and political mess.
Based on the PTI chief, the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) and the incumbent caretaker authorities have been duty-bound to carry basic elections in Punjab and KP inside 90 days of the dissolution of the assemblies. “On the 91st day, the caretaker governments will stop to have constitutional cowl,” he stated, asking the bureaucrats and cops to disobey the ‘unconstitutional caretaker authorities’ after the top of its three-month timeframe.
Khan alleged that the Sharifs and Zardaris have been afraid of elections as they first wished to create a “level-playing area” by disqualifying him from contesting elections after which placing him in jail alongside together with his get together management, as per the report in Daybreak.
“The ruling coalition within the federal authorities is afraid of 1 individual and one get together, which is Imran Khan and PTI, and desires to dam us to get their NRO given to them by Gen Bajwa,” he alleged.
The previous premier additionally went after the ECP and stated the electoral watchdog was taking choices on the “directions of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif”.