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PTI accuses DG IB of being ‘loyal to Sharifs instead of state’ | Pakistan

by Jal Pari
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday lambasted the Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief Aftab Sultan for being “loyal to Sharifs as an alternative of the state,” in response to an announcement it issued.

PTI chief Imran Khan right now chaired a high-level assembly right here, which took an in depth evaluation of the general political state of affairs of the nation.

The assembly strongly reacted to an alleged assembly between the IB director normal and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif in London.

“The person who had accomplished his tenure was appointed on contract. The appointment of IB chief is a transparent instance of political bribery,” it mentioned in a press assertion issued after the assembly.

“The IB chief is being loyal to Sharifs, as an alternative of the state,” the PTI mentioned, accusing Nawaz Sharif of sustaining his affect over PML-N parliamentarians via the spymaster.

It determined to submit an adjournment movement in opposition to the highest intelligence officer within the Nationwide Meeting.

‘Assembly was scheduled 4 months in the past’

Responding to the PTI’s accusations, DG IB Aftab Sultan mentioned he’s a authorities servant and has all the time tried to steer clear of political issues.

“The assembly in London had been scheduled 4 months in the past,” Sultan advised Zari Information on cellphone, including that he by no means did something in opposition to the regulation.

PTI calls for Dar’s resignation

The PTI additionally demanded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s resignation with fast impact after being formally charged.

The assembly put forth its demand for an early election within the nation for a “new mandate.”

“The names of all people wished by accountability courts must be added to the Exit Management Checklist,” a notification issued by the celebration mentioned.

PTI leaders expressed dissatisfaction at ineffective overseas and inside insurance policies and expressed concern over rising costs of electrical energy and different commodities.

The celebration assembly happened hours after the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) adjourned the contempt of court docket case in opposition to Khan till the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) determination on the celebration’s petition concerning the proceedings.

A four-member ECP bench, headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan, resumed listening to the case on Wednesday.

The CEC noticed that it’s going to concern its order within the contempt case if the IHC doesn’t resolve on the case on October 11.

Imran’s counsel Babar Awan, who has been showing within the case, was additionally ordered to finish his arguments on the subsequent listening to.

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