I want friendship with US but not slavery, Imran Khan addresses rally in Lahore

I want friendship with US but not slavery, Imran Khan addresses rally in Lahore


I want friendship with US but not slavery, says Imran Khan

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has once again said that he was not anti-American and want friendship with Washington but doesn’t want its slavery.

Addressing a rally in Lahore on Saturday, he said that he was not against any country and Pakistani community is the most powerful in America. Revealing his strategy to achieve “Haqeeqi Azadi”, Imran Khan said fear was the most dangerous idol which enslaved human beings and a slave nation can never prosper.”

The PTI chairman revealed that the purpose to disqualify him was to make a deal to overturn Nawaz’s disqualification so that both can compete in next election. “Don t compare me with a dacoit… listen to me conspirators, no matter what you do I will not strike any deal,” he added.

The former prime minister continued by alleging that there was a "foreign plot" to destroy the nation by pitting the PTI against the army.

The PTI chairman also announced to launch a mass contact campaign under which he said he will stage rallies in various cities of the country including Karachi, Rawalpindi and others. He said his movement for “Haqeeqi Azadi” has entered into its decisive and final stage.

Commenting on the country’s economic crisis, he said that Sharifs and Zardaris are responsible for destroying the country’s economy, adding that they have been plundering for the last 30 years and made offshore assets.

“They [US] carried out drone strikes on Pakistan but Sharif and Zardari never raised their voice against this oppression,” he said, adding that he was not anti-American but will never compromise on national interest.

He said that he will mobilize people in every corner of the country including all big cities and termed it as the last moment to move towards freedom of the country in the true sense.

Imran welcomed the crowd and praised its passion and enthusiasm. The PTI chairman said he would give his guidelines for "real freedom" and the steps to be taken to achieve it. "I am not ready to compromise with the interests of my people," the former prime minister said, adding that he would never allow the country to become a slave to anyone.

Pervaiz Elahi

Addressing the charged crowd at National Hockey Stadium, Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi warned Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah of landing behind the bars and will be hanged.

The chief minister said that the provincial government will act within the law. Pervaiz Elahi while giving another bad news to the Sharifs said that former prime minster and PTI chaimran Imran Khan has strong relation with the army.

He said that he is bringing a law to end the scourge of usury which will punish the usurer with five years imprisonment, adding that PTI Chairman Imran Khan is his leader. Appreciating his efforts, the Punjab Chief Minister claimed that he (Imran) has now become the leader not only of Pakistan but also of the Islamic world.

Crediting the nation, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said that he will carry forward the vision of the former prime minister. He further said that his focus was to provide free education to common people and to bring peace where people are suffering. CM Elahi said that Rescue 1122 during his previous tenure as Chief Minister of Punjab is the best example.

Pervaiz Elahi also said he was praised at the World Bank meeting, where the small provinces of China and India were asked to follow Pakistan s Punjab.

The PTI staged a massive show to celebrate Pakistan’s “haqeeqi (real) freedom”, while screens have also been installed in many cities across the country to live telecast the speech of Imran Khan.

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