PTI will soon launch revolutionary manifesto: Naeemul Haq

Manifesto will change the destiny of commoners in Pakistan, claims Naeemul Haq

Wadood Mushtaq

LONDON: Imran Khan’s Chief of Staff and former Central Information Secretary of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI) Naeemul Haq has said that the key issue of the public in Pakistan is poverty and the party is going to launch a revolutionary manifesto soon including a practical plane.

He claimed that the manifesto will change the destiny of commoners in Pakistan. He was addressing a large public meeting here in Southall held in his honour by PTI workers. Veteran PTI leader Sahibzada Jahangir also addressed the meeting.

The PTI leader said that country is facing a huge crisis of social, economic and political issues that has led the people to an unrest. He said time has come when the people of Pakistan will have to think about getting rid of the current government.

He also said that PTI is working hard to prepare a revolutionary manifesto in the country for the betterment of commoners and it will bear practical solution of the crises of the country.

Naeem ul Haq said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have been ruling in Karachi for the last 30 years but they have completely ruined the city. 

Haq criticised the acquittal of Asif Ali Zardari by the National Accountability Bureau, stating that double standards continue to prevail in Pakistan. 

“Rules and regulations for rulers are entirely different than the laws that apply to commoners. PTI will address these issues and eradicate discriminatory laws thus public can enjoy freedom as their fundamental rights,” Haq said.

The PTI leader further said that the country is facing a debt of 115 million US dollars, and the people are constrained to live below the level of poverty.

"The nation must reassess the current situation of politics and economic miseries, otherwise the ruling aristocratic will ruin the country," he insisted.

He said that the political situation has been changing after the verdict of the apex court that disqualified the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. 

"The thoughts of Pakistani people have also changed, so we are optimistic and PTI confidently will win the by-election in NA 120," he said in his address. 

He also claimed that the general election will be held as per the schedule in 2018 and PTI will sweep the election.

Responding to a question, the PTI leader said that the party is trying hard to get overseas right of vote but “we are constrained by the Election Commission of Pakistan which is not prepared yet. ECP is of the view that it is impossible to prepare a system of overseas voting in such a short span of time, we are in the consultation with ECP and matter will be resolved soon, he accused the ruling party is not in favour of such decision of public interest, he added.