Parvez Elahi ‘cautions’ Imran Khan to not communicate towards Gen Bajwa
A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan censured the previous chief of military employees Basic (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa in his handle, Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi — who was seated on his proper — resolved to defend the previous army chief.
CM Elahi mentioned that he and his get together can be the primary to defend Gen Bajwa if something is claimed towards him.
“I felt very unhealthy when Khan was talking towards Gen Bajwa,” the chief minister mentioned, talking in a casual dialog with journalists.
Referring to Khan’s criticism towards the ex-army chief in an handle to get together staff and supporters on Saturday, CM Elahi mentioned that the previous COAS was a “benefactor” and nothing needs to be mentioned towards benefactors.
“Gen (retd) Bajwa has many favours on him [Khan]; subsequently, the favours shouldn’t be forgotten,” the Punjab CM reminded the PTI chief.
He mentioned that they’re allies of the PTI as a substitute of opponents however they’ll’t overlook the favours of their “benefactors”.
The Punjab chief minister mentioned that Khan didn’t permit former federal minister Moonis Elahi to take a seat with him however Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) backed Imran Khan.
“We agreed instantly when Imran Khan requested to dissolve [Punjab] Meeting,” he added.
Khan knew about ‘ouster’
On Saturday, Khan in his handle to PTI staff criticised the previous military chief (retd) Gen Bajwa saying that he “foresaw the removing of his authorities” and was conscious that some components needed to impose Shehbaz Sharif because the prime minister.
The previous premier was flanked by Parvez and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM Mahmood Khan.
“Basic (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa informed me that he didn’t need this (Shehbaz turning into PM to occur). So who’s accountable? Will anybody inform me this? Gen (retd) Bajwa would inform me that the [incumbent rulers] are corrupt.”
However not conceding defeat, Imran mentioned that the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) transfer to take away him “was in my favour” as I’ve obtained “unprecedented respect”.
“Gen (retd) Bajwa thought the PM and Ishaq Dar are geniuses and can handle the nation,” the PTI chairman mentioned, including that the previous military chief realised the nation’s assist for Khan’s get together after toppling the federal government.
The previous prime minister additional mentioned that his get together’s reputation elevated after April, following his ouster from the federal government resulting from a no-confidence movement moved by the then-opposition.
“We haven’t seen such cruelty even throughout Gen (retd) Musharraf’s time after what Gen (retd) Bajwa did to us,” he mentioned.
The previous premier added that corruption price thousands and thousands of rupees was “forgiven” by the incumbent leaders — and that’s the reason they needed to cling to energy.
The previous premier mentioned that he was informed in regards to the risk to his life when he was leaving for the march. “Who would put their lives in peril for cash or energy?” Khan questioned.
‘Gen (retd) Bajwa requested PML-Q to assist PTI’
On December 2, PML-Q chief Moonis revealed that former military chief Basic (retd) Bajwa had suggested them to again PTI when the no-confidence movement was moved towards former prime minister Imran Khan, The Information reported Friday.
Moonis, throughout an interview with a personal TV channel, mentioned that each PTI and Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) had made provides to them, nevertheless, Gen (retd) Bajwa requested them to assist the Imran Khan-led get together.
“Sure components are busy on social media bashing Bajwa sahib with none cause. This is similar Bajwa who modified the course of rivers for the PTI. Then he [Bajwa] was proper, however now he isn’t. I’ve a complete disagreement with those that are actually speaking towards him,” Moonis mentioned.
“When he was providing you with all-out assist, he was proper,” the PML-Q chief mentioned, questioning if Bajwa had now change into a traitor to them.
“I’ve requested PTI office-bearers to take a seat with me on a TV present and show that he’s a traitor, and I’ll let you know precisely what he [Bajwa] has accomplished for you.”
Moonis mentioned that there was little question that the previous COAS totally supported the PTI, however when he withdrew his assist, he had change into a foul individual. “This can be a unhealthy instance and I’ve a disagreement with them on it. He [Bajwa] was by no means towards the PTI.”
“Had he [Bajwa] been towards them [PTI] at that juncture, he simply needed to give a sign, and we’d have been sitting with them [PDM],” Moonis mentioned.
The PML-Q chief added that his inclination was with PTI and he additionally talked to his father on the matter.