By Our Staff Correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday has said that the time has come to stop glorifying money launderers who have damaged the nation and impoverished the people. In a tweet, the premier said that the money launders are seeking refuge behind ‘democracy’. No protocol should be extended to them, he clarified.
Time for nation to stop glorifying money launderers who have damaged our nation & impoverished our ppl & now seeking refuge behind “democracy”. No protocol shd be extended to them. Where are plunderers of public wealth given such special treatment? Time to treat them as criminals
Why plunderers of public wealth are given such a special treatment, he asked. PM Imran said that the time has come to treat them as criminals.
Earlier, Imran Khan had announced to form a high-powered inquiry commission to probe into the Rs24000 billion loans acquired in the last 10 years. In his address to the nation, the PM said that the commission will comprise of officials from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Federal Investigation Authority (FIA), Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and other departments.
Imran Khan said that he himself will oversee the high-powered inquiry commission’s investigations.
“Do whatever you want to do, I will not spare you,” he said and added, “It doesn t matter if I die, will not spare these thieves.” He said: “Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz and former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari came to an agreement that each would rule for five years and “not say anything to each other.
I sees Imran no more in power in 2020: Wassan predicts
Pakistan Peoples’ Party leader and king of dreams Manzoor Wassan while predicting about the arrest of PTI and GDA leaders has said that he is seeing Imran Khan flying to London rather than staying in the government in 2020.
Terming 2020 difficult year for government Wassan claimed that two ministers from PTI were in contact with PPP. He said that Imran Khan will have to go to London under compulsion till January 2020. The difficulties will start surfacing for PTI government from July. In the coming days ministers and PTI leaders will be arrested. GDA leaders will also be nabbed. He underlined that the current arrests and situation are the method to send PTI government packing. It will be difficult for government to get pass the budget. Difficulties will be created in budget.