Imran Khan issues last-ditch appeal

Pakistani Prime Minster Imran Khan sent out a fervent appeal to his country to take on traitors

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Last night, Pakistani Prime Minster Imran Khan sent out a fervent appeal to his country to take on traitors. It sounded more like a cry for help from a drowning man. It seemed the former Pakistan World Cup winning cricket captain, who said he fights to the last ball, had almost given up hope.

Addressing the nation ahead of the no-confidence motion against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led government. He indicated that he will not resign from the post of Pakistan’s prime minister despite losing the majority in the National
Assembly. The no-trust vote will take place on Sunday (April 3).

Here are the top quotes from Imran Khan’s speech:

  • – He identified the threatening country as the United States, which has long been a favorite target of his political speeches.
  • – “The aim of Pakistan was a great one. When I entered politics 25 years ago, there were three things in my manifesto: 1. Justice, 2. Humanity, 3. Pride.
  • – “I wanted an independent stand in the war on terror. We have got no credit for our sacrifices.
  • – “I have a lot of friends in India and the US. I don’t have any ill wills against anyone. I just condemn their policies.
  • – “I tried to establish a friendship with India before they changed the status of Kashmir in August 2019.
  • – “Musharraf led us into the USA’s web. America sanctioned us after we allied with them. They attacked us with drones despite our help.
  • – “I will face the trust vote on Sunday… Will not bow down before the Opposition. I’ve never accepted defeat in life. Nobody should think that I will sit at home. I’ll come back stronger, whatever may the result be…”