NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's anti-parliament remarks

Imran Khan

Imran Khan

PPP leaders criticised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan by saying that the parliament that he cursed in a public address earlier this week is the institution that formed Pakistan. He said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is ready for the 2018 General Elections in the country.

The resolution followed fierce speeches from both, treasury and opposition benches.

In a joint opposition protest rally to seek justice for the Model Town tragedy in Lahore on Jan 17, Imran Khan lambasted the parliament for allowing a "criminal" to be elected as a party president.

The NA speaker was addressing media in Islamabad, where he said that the lawmakers took oath for the dignity and protection of the parliament.

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In a press briefing, Khan, who has an global reputation as a ladies man and at home is seen more as a religious conservative, said he has been a staunch opponent of Pakistan's participation in the war on terror since it began in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks on the US.

Imran Khan in a press briefing said he has been a staunch opponent of Pakistan's participation in the war on terror that began after the 9/11 attack on the United States in 2001.

Pakistan's politics have been in turmoil since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dismissed from power a year ago on corruption charges and a party faithful, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, was sworn in as prime minister until new elections are held.

He challenged anyone who disagrees with his stance on Parliament to hold a public poll on what people think of the august house.

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