PTI Chief Imran Khan addressing an election rally here on Thursday. — Photo by Dawn
PTI Chief Imran Khan addressing an election rally here on Thursday. — Photo by Dawn

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Thursday that after coming to power his party would bring “big plunderers” to book.

He said poor people were sent to jails for committing minor thefts but big plunderers held important posts and became members of the national and provincial assemblies.

Addressing public meetings in Lahore, Pasrur, Zafarwal and Shakargarh, the PTI chief said the PML-N had failed on all fronts but was now claiming that it had vast experience of running the government. “May God save Pakistan from the experience of the N-League.”

Mr Khan said he felt pity for the “Lion” (PML-N’s election symbol) because it was heading to a humiliating battering on May 11. “God himself has taken suo motu on Pakistan as its people have suffered a lot and has given them an opportunity to change their destiny on May 11.”

He said the N-League had brought all top turncoats and corrupt politicians into its fold, including those involved in the ephedrine quota scandal.

Reiterating to make Pakistan a real Islamic welfare state, Mr Khan said he would ensure rule of law and justice, establish a genuine zakat system and focus on education by increasing its allocation five-fold. He said a uniform education system would be implemented and different education systems abolished.

He said the PTI government would not bow before the US and live with dignity, adding that it would utilise all indigenous resources and make Pakistan a prosperous country. The PTI chief promised to hold local bodies’ elections within 90 days after coming to power so that people’s problems were solved at the local level.


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Ravi
May 03, 2013 11:52am

Imran is also using old slogan of bringing true Islamic state to Pakistan. He is following the footsteps of Mr. Zia ul Haq to influence masses and misuse their religious feelings for political end.

Lalajeee
May 03, 2013 12:01pm

Best wishes to Imran Khan.

muzammil ullah khan
May 03, 2013 01:47pm

What about terrorist whom he supports !!

Imran S
May 03, 2013 02:26pm

IK is the one. Now we need to materialize this force by transforming it into Votes !!!

Gul
May 03, 2013 02:36pm

What Imran Khan has given to Pakistan:

  1. Shaukat Khanam Hospital - World Cheapest Cancer Hospital
  2. Pakistani Cricket - World Cup 1992
  3. Pakistani Democracy - PTI - Only Democratic Party in South Asia

Please get more support for Imran Khan to get:

Islamic Republic of Pakistan - One of the developed country of the world

Ameen

Naeem
May 03, 2013 02:43pm

Come on Pakistan all get behind Imran Khan. Its time to think about what is best for the country. We want a strong just prosperous pakistan. only Imran Khan can deliver that. The existing politicians will only bring more misery to pakistan. Come on lets get Imran elected. Pakistan Zindabad!

shirjeel
May 03, 2013 02:56pm

Mr. Khan, he supports a peaceful Pakistan, and nothing else, who ever disturbs the peace he or she wil be severly dealth with.

SK
May 03, 2013 05:08pm

@muzammil ullah khan: He supports no terrorist. He is is trying to cleanse the country from terror and those who support it.

Syed
May 03, 2013 07:17pm

He is the right person to lead Pakistan at this critical juncture, if given an opportunity he will bring prosperity to this nation. He has proven his leadership qualities in cricket ground thorugh out his cricketing career and he shall bing forward same qualities in the field of politics and set an example for future leaders.

SAQIB IJAZ
May 03, 2013 11:16pm

Its not just Pakistanis, but every Indian i have talked to, wants Imran Khan to win. Pakistan army has ruined Pakistan by fleecing that country, and Imran will cut the military budget and save the poor. India will also make vital adjustments with Pak. for the sake of peace.

SAQIB IJAZ
May 03, 2013 11:17pm

@Ravi: did Zia win the world cup or build a cancer hospital?

KhanChengezKhan
May 04, 2013 11:42am

@Ravi: We must avoid to bring in power to those have already got chances to serve Pakistan and its people. These so called politicians did nothing for Pakistan and its people. What they did only to make themselves richer and richer. Their business and industries becomes 10 or more times expanded. If PML(N) or anyone says that they made the Pakistan Atomic Power. This is not only their own efforts. Some one seeded it, some one takes care and grown it and at last some one cut it brought it to the market cannot claim that is his single effort bringing it into the market. If anyone claims that they made Highways and Metro Buses facilities for the people, can they say that the expenses for these facilities made by them by their own resources or it the people's money. So how come they claim that they are the owners to honor them. Enough is enough even some one is inexperience in the field of politics but we should try them instead of handing over the power to those to whom we have already experienced in the past. How come we know a man is honest or not if we don't try him. An experience never comes by paying money but it comes to providing chances. I am not in favor of any politician but of course I should like to bring someone in power who have never being in power. Let's us se what goes one. If one cannot perform his responsibilities then we have a right to bring him out of power.

KhanChengezKhan
May 04, 2013 11:45am

We must avoid to bring in power to those have already got chances to serve Pakistan and its people. These so called politicians did nothing for Pakistan and its people. What they did only to make themselves richer and richer. Their business and industries becomes 10 or more times expanded. If PML(N) or anyone says that they made the Pakistan Atomic Power. This is not only their own efforts. Some one seeded it, some one takes care and grown it and at last some one cut it brought it to the market cannot claim that is his single effort bringing it into the market. If anyone claims that they made Highways and Metro Buses facilities for the people, can they say that the expenses for these facilities made by them by their own resources or it the people's money. So how come they claim that they are the owners to honor them.

KhanChengezKhan
May 04, 2013 11:45am

Enough is enough even some one is inexperience in the field of politics but we should try them instead of handing over the power to those to whom we have already experienced in the past. How come we know a man is honest or not if we don't try him. An experience never comes by paying money but it comes to providing chances. I am not in favor of any politician but of course I should like to bring someone in power who have never being in power. Let's us se what goes one. If one cannot perform his responsibilities then we have a right to bring him out of power.