Nawaz Sharif, your turn to loot Pakistan will not come: Imran Khan

Published: October 8, 2011
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" PTI will ensure
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PTI chief Imran Khan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

" PTI will ensure that justice is available to all without discrimination," PTI chief Imran Khan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan alleged that two major parties have made an agreement that only they will rule Pakistan turn by turn. However, he said it is now the turn of this country’s youth to rule Pakistan.

The PTI chairman said this while addressing a gathering in Faisalabad. According to him, the PPP and PML-N made an agreement under the 18th Amendment because Nawaz Sharif wanted a third term in office.

“He hasn’t had enough,” Khan said.

Khan declared that the two parties take turns “looting the nation” before handing the government over to the other party.

He addressed Nawaz Sharif saying, “Your turn will not come. It is now the turn of Pakistan’s youth.”

In an earlier statement, Khan said that Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari could never be trusted to keep a check on each other. Corrupt politicians, he said, would strike a deal to get out. Both of the two ferry off the bulk of their ill-gotten wealth just so they can avoid paying taxes.

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  • Maher
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:16PM

    Its time for Khan saheb. Lets give him a chance. NO HOPES from you as well. But if you can do anything good for this nation, that will be a MIRACLE…Recommend

  • Yousaf
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:18PM

    Khan is absolutely correct, we don’t want Zardari & Company and Nawaz Sharief & Partners again in the power..we have had enough from these 2 parties.

    Let’s give chance to Imran Khan or General Musharraf.

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  • Acorn Guts
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:18PM

    I do like what you are saying Imran but I afraid PPP, PML-N and USA wouldn’t let you anywhere near the assembly.

    Still, goodluck and my sincere prayers are with you.

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  • yayha
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:21PM

    and how good are Imran you support terrorism openly.

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  • khan
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:23PM

    Well said

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  • Ch Allah Daad
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:25PM

    Yes, Imran Bhai, your strategy to keep Nawaz Sharif out is perfect, but there is one problem, if Nawaz Sharif doesn’t win, PPP wins again. PPP and PML(N) are two finalists. Opposing one team is helping the other finalist.

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  • Asif
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:33PM

    Khan is the only sincere politician. I hope he wins in 2013.

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  • voice of lahore
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:34PM

    Imran khan is the Prime Minister of Pakistan Inshallah in the upcoming election.

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  • Imran Mohammad
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:36PM

    Anyone who has an iota of love for Pakistan, will get up and support this man, Imran Khan. Period.

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  • Doctor
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:39PM

    Imran Khan, your turn to let Talibanization grow in Pakistan will not come either.

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  • Oct 8, 2011 - 5:40PM

    Imran Khan; can deliver all of his promises. He is loyal and faithful. His analysis are deep and true. Give him a chance; Let him Serve this nation!

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  • buttjee
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:41PM

    The nation has already tried PPP and PML-N. Both of them have proved that they do not deserve to be given another chance. Recommend

  • Gen Pasha (retd)
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:45PM

    It will not come because Mr Imran will make our country into Mullahstan

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  • 3footninja
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:49PM

    You’re 100% right IK. Poor Mr. Sharif is living in fool’s paradise. Little does he know how easily he’ll be swept away by Kaptaan and his team.Recommend

  • Farooq
    Oct 8, 2011 - 5:53PM

    Change we need khan sahb.Recommend

  • MA
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:02PM

    Yes. Now its your turn to destroy Pakistan.

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  • Zaka
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:07PM

    IK is 100% correct. We need to get rid of Indian agents.

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  • Imran
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:08PM

    Nawaz Sharif made billions out of the yellow cab scheme, and then illegally channeled the money out of the country. He is also too much indebted (almost enslaved) to the Saudis, which is the reason behind his liaison with the banned organizations. I doubt he will do anything for their crackdown. His power will embolden the banned organizations, and Pakistani will be virtually governed by Saudis.

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  • Oct 8, 2011 - 6:10PM

    How many taxes do you pay? What about other PTI leaders and donors?

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  • Mawali
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:23PM

    Man speaks the truth. Its like Pakistan’s can’t have enough pain that they keep electing they same thugs over and over. This man brings a sliver of hope!

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  • Murtala Muhammad
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:28PM

    I say ” Ameen to the heading ” Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaaf for the win.

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  • JJ
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:30PM

    Mr. Khan please keep EAGLE eyes on both parties.

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  • Hatim
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:31PM

    The less Imran Khan speaks the better it is for him.

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  • maz3tt
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:37PM

    Good luck to imran Khan . I hope you make it big this time.

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  • Exposed
    Oct 8, 2011 - 6:56PM

    Insha’Allah Imran Khan is going to win next elections. We are fed up with all the ruling parties. This nation has tried diffrent Muslim leagues, PPP, MQM, ANP, MMA and military but all failed.
    Now is the time to go for someone who has never been tried before. Insha’Allah Imnran Khan will bring the revolution in the country. To make this happen we need to stand with him and also need to convince others for the betterment of the generations to come.

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  • Tanya
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:00PM

    Sick of the past loonies who have destroyed and robbed the nation day and day out openly ,Mr sharif should be ashamed of showing his face to the nation where he has repeatedly failed. Please Pakistan let the real son of the soil come rescue the nation.

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  • fahad
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:03PM

    imrans a good guy. i liked him alot but now im having doubts. y is he only attacking pml N and y is he only holding gatherings in punjab? can someone plz explain.Other parties are much more worse y doesnt he go to their areas and hold gatherings there. pakistans problems cannot be handled by one man show. there needs to be collective effort by all the coalition. im not a member of any party but i must say PML N are doing a good job, at least they are trying. Recommend

  • saeed
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:04PM

    Pakistan tehreek e insaf is the future of Pakistan..good time of Pakistan is reaching very fast..there is no one in this country who has the vision..passion.patriotism for Pakistan…as khan does..PTI and IK haters listen to this carefully………tsunami is coming and it will change Pakistan forever.

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  • John B
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:10PM

    Following him for the last 10 years. He started off alright but wavering now a days in his policies. Anti-US, anti-PPP, Anti-PML etc have become his policies. So far the usual PAK tantrum of anti-India, and Kashmir jihad are not heard from him.

    However, he has a huge following among youth of PAK who identify themselves with him fairly well.

    He needs to bring in good committee of people in his party governance and start to elect his party nominees based on local party member nomination in each area rather than appointing them from top. This will bring in lot of people who are in side lines.

    A) Draw eminent people of Paksitan from all walks of life from academia, public service, retired civil servants, military, press, banking, commerce etc.
    B) Form political manifesto of the party on domestic affairs first, province specific agenda second, and foreign policy third.
    C) organize public meetings across the country and convey the party’s position not his to the masses.
    D) Announce local party office elections and ask them to submit nominations and draw up on the best available local talent pool.
    E) Canvass, Canvass, Canvass and convince the people that the promises his party is making are executable if put under the microscope.

    Otherwise, his party will become an another cult politics. Whether he will be a good leader for PAK is upto the PAK people to decide.

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  • sabawoon
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:12PM

    NS is not a genuine leader. zardari beacame a leader after a will. only Khan is genuine leader. not controlled by one. only he can rectify every one including establoshment.

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  • Mohan
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:13PM

    Pakistan’s political leaders have deficit vision. You hang a priminister on trumped charges, kill minorities or any political leader (including a governor) for expressing their “opinion” is not going to create visionery leaders. Recommend

  • Imran
    Oct 8, 2011 - 7:27PM

    IK is spot on. The corruption of “Mr. Clean” is obvious to everyone. Mr. Sharif made billions through Yellow Cab scheme, and then illegally chanelled it out of the country, while the accounts of the other Pakistanis were being frozen.

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  • anti_Nadir
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:00PM

    @Nadir : Imran Khan payed PKR 18,50,000 last year which is 360 times more than your leader.

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  • Blithe
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:06PM

    @Ch Allah Daad:
    Well said!!! But I don’t know how much Imran khan
    is able to comprehend that.

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  • Pakistani
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:15PM

    Interestingly when IK said to bring Taliban to negotiation table everyone labelled him a Taliban sympathizer. Now everyone is saying the exact same thing. IK is a visionary. He is progressive, he would never let Taliban mindset takeover. He might be a threat to our pseudo rich elite who have eaten away Pakistan but he is no Taliban. Imran is hope!

    As a Pakistani I have decided to stand behind him. Winning or losing, it is in the hands of Allah but at least we should stand up for the right person. We need to get rid of all the dirty lot which has made Pakistan its personal playground for vested interests, even if takes a hundred years.

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  • unicorn
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:20PM

    Nawaz bashing will leave him nowhere instead he should talk more about how he is going to change things when he comes to power or if he comes to power… i think he has realized that there are only two types of vote bank in Pakistan PPP and anti PPP. now he is trying to cash in on the anti PPP one by mud slinging N. but in the end he is only going to help PPP. i beleive he should have some kind of a seat adjustment with N

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  • Nomijoestar
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:29PM

    So how much taxes does Nawaz Sharif and Co. pay? Or how much “Commission” do they make from every deal done in Punjab? The PML-N and PPP are FAILURES, and Imran has rightfully targeted both of them.PTI is the largest threat to them atm and they are trying their best to level false and baseless allegations against him…
    Time for Pakistan has come…
    Imran Khan Zindabad
    Pakistan Zindabad

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  • khurram
    Oct 8, 2011 - 8:40PM

    I agree with Imran Khan

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  • M. A. Changezi
    Oct 8, 2011 - 9:00PM

    Anyone who has soft spot for Taliban and other terrorist groups must not be given a chance. I am no big fan of Nawaz or Asif either. See, I am confused now! Who do we have then?

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  • Nadeem Ahmed
    Oct 8, 2011 - 9:13PM

    Nawaz Sharif was the only leader who spoke against Generals in APC, since that time Imran is attacking him with short pitch deliveries.

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  • Adil
    Oct 8, 2011 - 9:21PM

    No doubt that he is sincere in what he says but that still doesn’t make him right. The educated, the youth, the women and the minorities should be very afraid if he gets to power as it will usher in a new era of Talibanization. He will make them ‘main stream’.

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  • Abhi
    Oct 8, 2011 - 10:26PM

    so now it is Imran’s turn now !

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  • Stone age.
    Oct 8, 2011 - 10:40PM

    Khan sb our vote is for you this time bcaz we have no other choice left !! Best of Luck.

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  • Oct 8, 2011 - 10:45PM

    Well done Imran. Allah’s blessings be with you.

    Please do well once you take over as next PM.

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  • Miqs
    Oct 8, 2011 - 10:58PM

    G A Imran Khan

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  • Somro
    Oct 8, 2011 - 11:43PM

    Khan will rule not just Pak, but also the 56 nations from south Asia, al the way upto Turkey. Pak wil rise again and Khan wil be the one who wil accomplish this.

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  • Nadeem Ahmed
    Oct 9, 2011 - 12:51AM

    Imran is no threat to Nawaz Sharif. He (Imran) is famous for making stupid decisions at crucial times. Most probably he will boycott election and leave all his supporters plucking their hair. If not, then Nawaz Sharif will adjust seats with JI and leave Imran stranded with pads on. In Pakistani politics, regional and national parties have confirmed seats, without adjustments and alliances, its impossible to win majority in any future election. Solo flights are things of the past. As a cricketer he should know that if you are a bowler, you need fielders and if you are batsman, you need another bastman at non stiker’s end. He was a great cricketer in the past, now he is not a politician nor a cricketer.

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  • Jehanzeb
    Oct 9, 2011 - 6:12AM

    @Yousaf:
    werent 10yrz of Mr. Musharaff enough for you, if u still want him after ten years then i guess u need to atleast give this government the chance to complete its term. So if you have that much patience of have Musharaff again i guess you need to be praised for your patience…

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  • HammerHead
    Oct 9, 2011 - 6:18AM

    Election must be near, Your statement is right but you seem to talk on only on selected subjects, I being a voter would like to know your opinion on other subjects which is affecting Pakistan lately, subject like: Killing innocent people by Taliban, cold blooded murder of Shias, bloodbath in karachi, war on terror and the war in Afghanistan and not to forget killing in the name of religion, would you publicly give your opinion on these matters or least write a reply with you views on the above matters.

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  • Sultan Mehmood
    Oct 9, 2011 - 6:32AM

    I know other politicians are corrupt, but Imran Khan is very arrogant, and cherry on top, he is extremely naive, that he has proved more than many times now. I dread his tenure more than others.

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  • Oct 9, 2011 - 7:03AM

    Isn’t IK’s speech about a quarter-century too late?

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  • MarkH
    Oct 9, 2011 - 11:20AM

    I wish people worshipped me for pointing out the obvious. Actually, no, I don’t. My self respect would probably cause me to tell them to stop. It’s really a shameless thing to take advantage of the weak and submissive just for the attention.

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  • No BS
    Oct 9, 2011 - 1:22PM

    As a champion fighter, like mohammad ali, the Kaptaan has the Sharif brothers floored and he should definitely go for the kill so that we get rid of Zardaris first line of defense.

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  • Butt
    Oct 9, 2011 - 9:10PM

    Only and only Musharraf who is the best leader pakistan ever had. Imran Khan is OK, except that he has not been tested and he has soft corner for the extremists.

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  • Kamal
    Oct 10, 2011 - 7:13AM

    Great going khan sahab. We are with you no matter you win or lose. Its the fight you are putting up against these dacoits and fraudsters that matters the most. You are the first and only leader of Pakistan who has openly declared all his assets willingly the details of which can be viewed on your website openly and this is the testament of your honesty.

    We know these looters will do everything in their power to bring you down by making you a part of nonsensical conspiracies. Some will say you are Taliban sympathiser others will tie you with jews. And we the people will simply laugh at their sheer stupidity because your whole public life is an open book for all to see. Your innumerable successful public service initiatives make us believe that you will deliver in your future endeavours too

    Almighty will be with you just like during the Shaukat Khanam campaign because your intentions are nobel and you care for us and this is all that matters to us.

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  • Zulfiqar Ahmed
    Oct 10, 2011 - 7:45PM

    Nawaz Sharif made billions out of the yellow cab scheme, Qarz Utaro Mulk Sunwaro and Motorway porject and then illegally channeled the money out of the country. I could still remember the time when he started his political career and he had nothing and now he has tens of mills, factories and businesses. What his source of income? Why he hesitates to declare all this assets? He looted Pakistan through Qarz Utaro Mulk Sunwaro and schemes like yellow cab. He is also too much indebted (almost enslaved) to the Saudis, which is the reason behind his liaison with the banned organizations. I doubt he will do anything for their crackdown. His power will embolden the banned organizations, and Pakistani will be virtually governed by Saudis.

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  • Engr.Mohsin Raza
    Oct 11, 2011 - 10:12AM

    @Maher: You know what, you need to visit Shaukat Khanam Memorial Hospital and view its rating in Asia if you are favoring Imran khan out of frustration (which will turn into admiration once you do what i said)

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  • faizan ali
    Oct 20, 2011 - 9:35PM

    the clash between imran and nawaz is very beneficial for zardari
    so please dont quarrel

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  • manc
    Nov 2, 2011 - 8:03PM

    I 100% assures that if the following are done, we come-out from present situation Inshallah.

    WE ARE NOT BANKURPT COUNTRY BUT LEADERS MADE US.
    ASK THEM TO BEING THEIR FOREIGN ASSETS plus BANK ACCOUNTS
    IN TO PAKISTAN, YOU WILL SEE THE CHANGE
    ALSO EN-FORCE THE FOLLOWINGS FOR EVERY ONE FROM A-Z.

    A-Z Government’s officials from top to bottom prohibited to keep
    Account/assets in foreign countries. Those having must transfer
    Into Pakistan, otherwise resign.
    A-Z Government’s officials from top to bottom prohibited to establish
    Any Industry and/or trade otherwise resign.
    No one can take part in Election, who having dual nationality,
    Assets and/or Bank Account/s etc out side of Pakistan.
    An undertaking from each participant in Election, None having as stated in no.3,
    if so than all national and foreign assets will be taken by Pakistan Government
    and no case will be lodged.
    Pakistan Visa must be same requirements/condition and even fee same as the
    Applicant’s country.
    Prohibited land/property to be sold other than Pakistan Nationals.
    1-Province to makes unity for all languages (Pakistanis) instead of 4-provinces.

    God Bless Pakistan…

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