Pakistan

KARACHI – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan is set to lead a “Huqooq-e-Karachi march” to highlight the problems being faced the the people of the metropolis.

The PTI chief has arrived in Karachi where he spoke to reporters. Khan said that he was visiting Karachi for keeping his promise of visiting it after Panama case.

Talking about the bribe issue, he said that the person who offered to pay Rs10 billion to him for keeping silent on the Supreme Court’s verdict regarding Panama leaks case, was willing to pay even more.

He added that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has not moral authority to hold the office.

Imran Khan also released a video massage to mobilise the people for joining the march in order to raise voice for their rights. The walk would begin from the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam.

“The purpose of the march is to highlight the problems facing Karachi on a daily basis, and to pressurise the government to solve them,” he said in the message.

He expressed anger over the shortage of civic amenities in the city including power load shedding despite the extreme heat, water shortage, and the garbage and waste disposal problems.

Urging the people, he said that issues cannot be resolved until people and civil society play their role actively.