Tag: Imran Khan

Did PTI hire lobbyist to repair relations with US? Shireen Mazari denies reports

According to latest reports on Friday, it has emerged that PTI has engaged a Washington-based lobbying firm to support the party’s goal of developing good ties with the United States and the Pakistani diaspora in the country. The report claims that the party is making attempts to mend ties with the Joe Biden administration after the PTI had accused US for overthrowing the Imran Khan-led government.

Pervaiz Elahi advises PTI to disassociate itself from Shahbaz Gill’s problematic statements

Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi has advised the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leadership to disassociate itself from the anti-army statement given by Shahbaz Gill, chief of staff to PTI chairman Imran Khan. Mr Elahi asserted that Gill’s statement had done more damage than good and added that he had no right to go against the party policy.

Imran Khan to contest by-elections on nine NA seats simultaneously

PTI chairman Imran Khan on Friday decided to run himself alone for the by-elections for all the nine seats that fell vacant after the National Assembly speaker had accepted the resignations of his party’s lawmakers. The PTI chairman made his decision public after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced the by-polls in the constituencies on September 25.

Jerdoni’s sales jack up by 380% after Imran Khan was spotted wearing brand’s white polo

Jerdoni, a US-based company, saw an increase of up to 380% since the last day after Imran Khan was seen donning a polo shirt from the brand. The former cricketer and PM of Pakistan was spotted wearing Jerdoni’s white polo shirt during his meeting with Molana Tariq Jamil at Bani Gala. Imran Khan’s look was similar to his previous in-house interviews and instantly became a hit.

Imran Khan directs Punjab govt to restore Ehsaas Programmes

Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has directed the Punjab government to restore Ehsaas programmes in the province. Khan has directed the newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi-led provincial government to restore Ehsaas programmes, including health cards and Panahgahs (shelter homes). The former prime minister will also announce the restoration of welfare projects in today’s address to the nation.

No foreign conspiracy to oust Imran Khan’s govt: National Security Committee

The National Security Committee (NSC) has said that there was no foreign conspiracy to topple the Imran Khan-led government. Reportedly, the NSC examined the “contents of the communication” shared by the ambassador and “reaffirmed the decisions of the last NSC meeting”. The meeting of the NSC, which is the highest forum for coordination on security issues, was chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

‘Mera tohfa, meri marzi,’ Imran Khan says on Toshakhana controversy

Ex-prime minister Imran Khan on Monday responded to the Toshakana controversy and said they were his gifts, so it was his choice whether to keep them or not. “Mera tohfa, meri marzi [my gift, my choice],” the PTI chairman told reporters during an informal conversation. “Whatever I took from Toshakana is on record. I purchased the gifts after paying 50% of the cost,” Khan said.

UK government distances from Zac Goldsmith for tweet in support of Imran Khan

After its Foreign Office Minister Lord Zac Goldsmith tweeted in support of Imran Khan, the UK government distanced itself from his stance saying that Goldsmith’s remarks did not represent the UK government’s position. Downing Street stopped short of rebuking the Tory peer for his comments, but confirmed that UK government “would not get involved in the domestic political affairs” of Pakistan.

Rumors surrounding the day of Imran Khan’s vote-out as Prime Minister

After attempts to delay the vote of no-confidence for more than 12 hours, Imran Khan eventually lost the vote and was de-notified as the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Monday 9th April, 2022. However, a lot of rumors and conspiracies then starting brewing about events of the day. Reports by BBC News were vehemently denied by Imran Khan and ISPR as ‘fake’.

The Jinxed Office: No Pakistani Prime Minister has complete 5 year term since 1947

Since 1947, Pakistan has had nineteen prime ministers, but post of the Prime Minister in Pakistan can be said to be doomed as it carries a bizarre pattern. Imran Khan, Pakistan’s 22nd PM, despite his popularity could not undo the jinx. The premiership of I. I. Chundrigar was the shortest in Pakistan’s history, serving only 55 days of his term. At approximately five years and four months in total, Sharif is the longest-serving prime minister.