There is no bigger enemy of Pakistan than the Sharif family, said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday.
Speaking to reporters in Karachi, Imran said Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Asif Ali Zardari have brought the country to the position it is at now, according to Express News.
“The iqama is a means of money laundering,” he added. “Nawaz has been stealing money from the country and sending it abroad for the last 30 years while no authority has nabbed him.”
He said his fight is not against the Sharif family but against the system of corruption.
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“The Charter of Democracy [signed between Nawaz and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2006] was a charter of collusion,” said Imran.
The PTI chief claimed Nawaz and Zardari were responsible for pushing the country into its current state, saying there has been more corruption in Sindh than any of the other provinces.
“Sindh’s development funds are being stolen. Corrupt families are becoming billionaires while the poor Pakistanis remain poor,” he said.
The PTI leader also criticised the Election Commission of Pakistan for issuing a bailable arrest warrant for him in the contempt of court case saying that authority only belongs to the Supreme Court and high courts.
“This never happens anywhere in the world,” he said. “The ECP is supposed to ensure fair and free elections but it belongs to Nawaz and Zardari."
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He also lashed out at Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Maryam Nawaz, who successfully led her mother’s recent campaign for the NA-120 by-elections.
“No PM ever gives statements against his country like he [Abbasi] did, while Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar have also been giving statements against the army,” he claimed.
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