PTI forms committee for Islamabad long march


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday constituted an 11-member coordination committee for an ‘Azadi March’ to the federal capital.

According to PTI leader Mussarat Jamsheed Cheema, the party’s Vice-President Shah Mehmood Qureshi will head the committee while Raja Yasir Humaiyu will be deputy convener of the 11-member coordination team.

Yasmin Rashid has been appointed as coordinator for Lahore division while Sadaqat Abbasi will look over Rawalpindi division for Islamabad long march, he added. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan last Saturday asked his party workers and supporters to march towards Islamabad in the last week of May to protest against what he termed a “corrupt and imported government”

The PTI chief, in a video message on social media, said that Pakistan and its people have been insulted as a corrupt government has been imposed in the country through a foreign-sponsored conspiracy.

He urged every Pakistani, whether a PTI supporter or not, to march towards Islamabad in the last week of May to stage his protest against the blatant insult of his country.

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It is pertinent to note here that Imran Khan has been hinting at a huge march to the country’s capital since his ouster from power earlier this month.