Imran Khan thanks Pakistan government for putting him on no-fly list

ISLAMABAD: Unfazed after being positioned on the no-fly record, Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday thanked the federal government for barring him from leaving the nation, saying he has no plans to journey abroad as he neither owns properties nor has any companies overseas.
Khan, his spouse Bushra Bibi and different leaders and former meeting members of his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) celebration had been reportedly barred from leaving the nation on Thursday.
Taking to Twitter, Khan wrote: “I wish to thank the federal government for placing my identify on the ECL as I’ve no plans to journey overseas, as a result of I neither have any properties or companies overseas nor even a checking account exterior the nation.”

“If and once I do get a possibility for a vacation, it is going to be in our northern mountains, my favorite place on earth,” he stated.
The Exit Management Checklist (ECL) is maintained by the inside ministry and offers with people who aren’t allowed to depart the nation attributable to pending court docket circumstances or for different causes.
Earlier, the Samaa Information channel reported on Thursday that the Pakistan authorities had barred Khan, his spouse and a minimum of 80 folks from leaving the nation.
“The federal authorities has determined so as to add the names of 80 folks, together with PTI chairman Imran Khan and his spouse Bushra Bibi, to the no-fly record,” the report stated.
Khan, 70, and several other high leaders of his celebration are going through circumstances in reference to the violence that erupted after the PTI chief’s arrest on Could 9 in a corruption case. On Could 9, violent protests erupted after paramilitary Rangers arrested Khan from the Islamabad excessive court docket (IHC) premises.
His celebration employees vandalised a dozen navy installations, together with the Lahore Corps Commander’s Home, the Mianwali airbase and the ISI constructing in Faisalabad in response to Khan’s arrest.
The mob additionally stormed the Military headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi for the primary time.
Police put the dying toll in violent clashes to 10 whereas Khan’s celebration claims 40 of its employees misplaced their lives within the firing by safety personnel.
1000’s of Khan’s supporters had been arrested following the violence that the highly effective military described as a “darkish day” within the historical past of the nation.
A number of high PTI leaders had been additionally arrested within the wake of the unrest.
Prime minister Shehbaz Sharif stated on Sunday that these concerned in assaults on navy installations can be tried within the navy courts whereas these charged with assaults on civilian targets can be prosecuted underneath civilian legal guidelines.
Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif stated on Wednesday the federal government was mulling a doable ban on Khan’s PTI celebration following the assaults by his supporters on navy installations after the previous prime minister’s arrest.
Khan was ousted from energy in April final 12 months after shedding a no-confidence vote in his management, which he alleged was a part of a US-led conspiracy concentrating on him due to his impartial international coverage choices on Russia, China and Afghanistan. PTI

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button