Corruption biggest hurdle in progress: Imran


Abdul Khaliq Qureshi


Hitting back at Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman over his claim that “Jews” had offered him money to back the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) agenda, PTI chief Imran Khan said on Sunday while addressing a big public meeting held at Post Graduate College ground that they should have offered him diesel permits instead.
Beside, PTI Leader, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, Jahangir Tareen, KP CM’s Advisor on Higher Education and Information, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani were also present on the occasion.
“I think the Jews made a mistake. They should have offered him [Maulana Fazlur Rehman] diesel permits,” Khan took a jibe at his rival politician while addressing a party rally in Abbottab-
Lashing out at the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif-led federal government, the PTI chief said the country could not progress until the incumbent rulers were sent to jail.
He added that corruption was the biggest hurdle in Pakistan’s development.
“To bring Pakistan on the path of development and prosperity, it is necessary that corrupt rulers are held accountable for their misdeeds.”
He said, “the PML-N government had embezzled Rs62 billion from public funds.”
Claiming that Pakistan lost $10 billion to money laundering every year.
Leader of PTI said that nepotism was on rise since PML-N government appeared on surface of the country, adding that why would anyone pay taxes if the money is going to go to Panama and Dubai? We do not know how many Ayaan Alis are leaving the country with suitcases full of money”.

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