Sharif mentioned that the votes of the general public had been “stolen”, accusing the federal government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan of indulging in rigging within the 2018 elections
Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday regretted that none of the nation’s elected premiers have been able to complete their terms, saying “Iqbal did not dream of this Pakistan”.
Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, has been dwelling in London since November final yr after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go overseas for 4 weeks for therapy.
Speaking on the PML-N’s social media conference, he mentioned that many times, the structure was violated those that created the nation had been termed traitors, well-liked leaders had been jailed and leaders had been made out to be robbers.”
Sharif mentioned that the votes of the general public had been “stolen”, accusing the federal government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan of indulging in rigging within the 2018 elections, Dawn information reported.
“Until now, none of the (elected) prime ministers have been allowed to complete their constitutional term. Every few years, democracy is attacked and martial law is imposed,” Sharif was quoted as saying within the report.
“Tell me, hand on your heart, is this Quaid-i-Azam’s Pakistan?” he requested.
Pakistan’s highly effective Army, which has dominated the nation for greater than half of its 70 plus years of existence, has hitherto wielded appreciable energy within the issues of safety and international coverage.
Sharif, whereas referring to the criticism over his speeches important of the army, mentioned if it was “treason to expose those who have formed a state above a state”.
Undemocratic forces have began propaganda via social media that Nawaz Sharif’s narrative is empowering enemies of the nation.
“These undemocratic forces have choked freedom of expression in the country, choked the poor and unemployment, have crushed them with inflation these are painful things but all they are worried about is how to stop Nawaz Sharif, he added.
Sharif, living in London since November last year after he was allowed by the courts and the government to go there for a period of eight weeks for medical treatment, has accused army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and spy agency ISI head Lt Gen Faiz Hameed for interfering in the elections of 2018 and installing Imran Khan’s “puppet government”.
He was sentenced in absentia to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by an anti-graft courtroom in a single of the three corruption circumstances towards him within the Panama Papers scandal in July 2018.
Sharif resigned as Pakistan prime minister in 2017 after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public workplace and dominated that graft circumstances be filed towards the beleaguered chief and his youngsters over the Panama Papers scandal.