ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday took Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers from Sindh Assembly into confidence over the upcoming Senate elections. The PTI lawmakers who gathered at the Governor’s House in Karachi were addressed by Imran Khan
via a video link from Islamabad.
Flanked by Sindh governor Imran Ismail, prime minister condemned the arrest of the PTI leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh, said the sources.
Over queries from the prime minister regarding the Senate elections, Imran Khan said that Faisal Vawda was their “best candidate” for the election and had remained associated with the party for a very long time.
He told the lawmakers that the PTI was fully prepared for the election as they had learned a lot from the past. “We will not allow anyone to steal our mandate,” he said and asked the lawmakers to maintain unity within their ranks.
While apprising the lawmakers regarding the candidature of Faisal Vawda and Saifullah Abro, the prime minister said that being a human being, he could commit a mistake, however, he would not take a wrong decision intentionally.
“Rest assured, I will take decisions in the better interest of the nation,” the premier said.
He further said that political awareness is increasing day by day in the Sindh province and they have started work to field the “best” candidates from the province in the next general election. “I will personally monitor the election campaign in the province,” he said.