PM Imran says concord between civil, navy management ‘historic’

Prime Minister Imran Khan. — APP/Files 

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday mentioned  that the present concord that exists between the civil and navy management was ‘historic’.

“The opposition has an agenda of driving a wedge between [incumbent] government and the army, but it is of no real threat,” PM Imran mentioned, throughout a gathering with administrators of main tv channels.

“The opposition is sore that such a great dynamic exists between the government and the military.”

The prime minister mentioned that whether or not it’s the concern of Afghanistan or that of India, there may be nice unanimity between the federal government and the navy.

“The military stands by the government on all fronts — whether it is the pilot issue or the matter of Kartarpur,” he mentioned.

Speaking of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, he mentioned that the PML-N supremo is “disappointed”. “He has a policy whereby neither does he want to play nor does he want anyone else to.”

PM Imran mentioned that Nawaz seeks to “break this historic civil-military bond”.

He mentioned that “moral principles” dictated that Nawaz’s tackle to the opposition’s multi-party convention by way of video hyperlink shouldn’t have been broadcast however had the speech been prevented from airing, a hue and cry over the infringement of freedom of expression would have been raised.

The premier mentioned that “following Nawaz’s speech against the army, celebrations broke out in India”.

He mentioned that Maulana Fazlur Rehman, who had pushed for the convention to be held, is barely carried alongside by the opposition “because they have no one else”.

PM Imran then reiterated his resolve to “compromise on anything but never corruption” and mentioned he would by no means grant amnesty for such crimes.

He mentioned that former navy ruler Pervez Musharraf had already made such a mistake and he would by no means repeat it.

“As a result of such a lapse in judgement Pakistan saw a record high in corruption in the last 10 years,” mentioned the premier.

The prime minister mentioned that if the opposition resigns en masse, he’ll maintain by-elections. “They will be unable to secure even one seat,” he added.

Speaking about current conferences between the civil and navy management, he mentioned that every one such conferences are held along with his information. “What can I even say about those who seek to meet the army secretly?”

He mentioned that whether or not it’s the “N-league” or the much-rumoured “S-league” which individuals see branching off quickly, “both will have no impact which is why they rush to GHQ”.

The prime minister mentioned he sees “no real political future” for Nawaz and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.

He addressed hypothesis about strife inside his personal get together by saying that the federal government was nonetheless in its infancy and that democratic events at all times have variations of opinion between their members.

“We also have such members in our cabinet who let such matters go.”

The premier, transferring again to the difficulty of freedom of the press within the nation, mentioned that he acknowledges there must be higher communication between the federal government and the media.

He mentioned that he knew all about utilizing “street power”. “I have made the most use of street power [during my campaigning].”

PM Imran mentioned that Pakistan faces a menace from the rise of “vulgarity” as a result of international movies. “We need to promote our own culture with our own films.”

The premier mentioned that he sees a vivid future for Pakistan and inside the subsequent two-three years, the nation will emerge sturdy and defeat all the issues that plague it.

“Pakistan is lucky that China is our friend,” mentioned the prime minister, whereas highlighting the significance of pleasant relations.

“The good thing is that China needs Pakistan as much as Pakistan needs China,” he added.