Rally held in favour of presidential form of govt in Pakistan

Participants in the PAL-led demo chant slogans against inflation and vow to hold incumbent rulers accountable


Imran Asghar January 15, 2022
Pakistan Awami League (PAL) on Friday organised a rally on Murree Road in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: EXPRESS

RAWALPINDI:

The Pakistan Awami League (PAL) on Friday organised a rally on Murree Road in Rawalpindi, demanding imposition of the presidential form of government in the country.

The rally, led by PAL Chairman Chaudhry Nasir Mahmood, marched from Liaquat Bagh to Chandni Chowk and chanted slogans against the government and rising inflation.

The protesters holding placards and banners chanted slogans such as “Change the system, Change yourself and Change your thinking”.

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The PAL chief said the country’s parliamentary system should be replaced with the presidential system and also accused the incumbent rulers of destroying the country’s economy.

“The present rulers are responsible for inflation. It is time for ‘public accountability' to get rid of incompetent rulers,” he added.

The PAL leader further said that all other options to fix the country’s system have failed and added that only a strong presidential system can solve the problems of the masses.

The rally included a large number of motorcycles and vehicles. The protesters dispersed peacefully after recording their protest.

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