Imran Khan vows to quit politics after disqualification

  • PML-N sought my disqualification either through the Supreme Court or the Election Commission: Imran Khan
Pakistan
Imran Khan leaves the Supreme Court after his case hearing in Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan vowed on Thursday that he would bid farewell to politics if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court in a case pending before it.


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In an interview to a private television channel, the PTI supremo expressed that they (PML -N) sought his disqualification either through the Supreme Court or the Election Commission adding that even anti-terrorism courts were after him.

Regarding the Pakistan’s foreign policy, he stated that Khawaja Asif was too incompetent to hold the office of the foreign ministry.

In response to a query about electricity and gas crisis, the cricketer-turned-politician said that fossil fuels were being charged with tax, time and again due to the ‘oppressive policies of Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar’.

It is relevant to mention that the Election Commission of Pakistan issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Imran Khan in the contempt of court case.

Moreover, the Supreme Court recently wrapped up hearings on a petition filed by PML-N leader seeking the disqualification of Imran Khan for not declaring assets.

The top court would announce the verdict in Imran Khan’s disqualification case after completing the proceedings regarding PTI’s central leader Jahangir Tareen’s disqualification case.