PM Imran warns of looming security threats until India's general elections

10:18 PM | 21 Mar, 2019
PM Imran warns of looming security threats until India's general elections
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that security threats loom large until the general elections in India are concluded.

Talking to journalists at the Nur Khan airbase - where he arrived for welcoming Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad - the premier expressed that there were intelligence reports of possible terror incidents in Baluchistan after the Pulwama attack in Indian occupied Kashmir.

'No Pakistani was involved in the Pulwama attack,' asserted the premier and added that fingers were pointed at Pakistan after the name of Jaish-e-Mohammed popped up.

The premier continued that for winning support in upcoming polls, Modi regime could do anything, any time, however, vowed that Pakistan was ready to give a befitting response.

'Besides India, we are also securing our borders with Afghanistan and Iran,' said the premier.

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The prime minister expressed that the government was committed to eradicating the proscribed outfits, which 'should have been done much earlier'.

Imran Khan also announced that he will give good news to the nation within three weeks time but fell short of dropping any hint in this regard.

The premier also fired a broadside at his predecessors and said the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laundered money under the name of his children.

The government is facing difficulties due to the indecisiveness of civil servants, he admitted.

The prime minister also took a swipe at JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and said its unfortunate that people like him have become the custodian of religion.

He also lavished praise on the conduct of Prime Minister of New Zealand for her gestures after the attack on mosques in Christchurch.

On the issue of National Action Plan, Imran Khan opined that all the political forces agreed to implement it, however, the previous regime did not take practical steps in this regard.

The premier also clarified that the government of United Arab Emirates never promised petrol on deferred payments.

'The UAE government had informed on the very first day that there is no such law,' the premier added.