- Imran Khan’s government is oblivious to the suffering of the common people and they are not fit to rule, former Prime Minister Paka said.
- Abbasi calls on Prime Minister Pak Imran Khan to step down
- The government will now “rig” the next general polls, just as it “rigged” the Dasque by-elections: Abbasi
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Hakan Abbasi said the current government is oblivious to the suffering of ordinary people and they are not fit to govern, “and called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down.
Speaking at an anti-government rally in Peshawar, Hakan, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-B), said the government is not “not a people’s representative,” Geo News reported.
The former prime minister said that “the events that led to the rigging of the 2018 elections” are gradually coming to light as he reminded people that the former chief judge of occupied Gilgit-Baltistan, Rana Shamim, blamed the former chief judge of Pakistan, Sakib Nisar. “participation in falsification” of polls.
Abbasi said the government would now “rig” the next general election, just as it “rigged” the Dasque by-elections. “The law passed in parliament will not solve the country’s problems,” he added.
The demonstration in Peshawar was part of a long series of protests announced by the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties.
Earlier this month, PDM announced its decision to start protests throughout the country, as well as a long march towards Islamabad against the government’s “anti-popular” measures and inflation.
(With ANI inputs)