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Imran Khan assures Karachi workers fair intra-party elections

  • Says VIP culture has been ended in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Khan left for airport to depart for Islamabad without protocol

KARACHI, December 27: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday met enraged Karachi supporters and assured them not to repeat the mistakes in intra-party elections.
Claiming that VIP culture has been ended in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Sunday vowed that roads would not be closed even for Prime Minister’s protocol in KPK.
“Despite the fact that I’m facing life threats, we can’t put life of people in danger by leaving them waiting for hours at traffic signals due to our security protocols,” he said while speaking to media persons in Karachi.
Khan, who later left for airport without any VIP protocol, claimed his party government has eliminated ‘VIP culture’ in KPK, and vowed that roads would not be closed in KPK even during Prime Minister’s visit to KPK.
He said that it’s inhumane to put the lives of others in danger just to take peaceful breath for ourselves.
He further revealed that security agencies have warned him to take precautionary measures as his name is also in the list of the people whose lives are at risk.
Replying to a question about protest of some disgruntled party workers yesterday, Khan said the PTI activists vent their anger in the wake of nominations of office-bearers for upcoming intra-party polls.
Khan also admitted mistakes in past elections in his party, and said “we have learnt a lesson. Imran Khan met enraged Karachi supporters and assured them not to repeat the mistakes in intra-party elections.
Talking about party elections, he said that the workers would elect their leaders by themselves. He said no mistakes would be repeated in this regard.
Khan left for airport to depart for Islamabad without even taking any police guard or protocol car with him.

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