Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) spokesperson Faisal Karim Kundi called Imran Khan a “foreign-funded leader marching on a foreign agenda,” media reports said.
While criticizing Khan, Kundi said Pakistan’s “enemy” India was selling the former prime minister’s rhetoric, News reported.
“(Imran Khan) Niazi cannot mislead the country by issuing a statement against Bhutto,” said the PPP leader.
Meanwhile, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said there are nearly 3,000 people in Muridke, along with the PTI chief.
At a press conference in Sialkot, Asif said the PTI is in India’s hands in a long march, News reported.
He added that 98% of the routes of the marches are in Punjab, with only 6-7km in federal territory.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Teherik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Khan said on Sunday that his party belongs to the Pakistan Army and wants it to be “strengthened,” the Express Tribune said. reported.
The former prime minister made these comments in his speech on the third day of the ‘Haqiqi Azadi’ march to Islamabad.
The former ruling party has been critical of the security regime, and Khan has criticized the secretary-general of the Interservice Intelligence (ISI), which he denounced in speeches on the first and second days of the march at a press conference on Thursday.
However, Khan refrained from criticizing the ISI DG in a message to the establishment on Sunday.
“Don’t get me wrong India, we support the military,” he said after the ISI DG press conference, with neighboring countries believing the military and Imran Khan in a “face off” to celebrate. The Express Tribune reported that it did.
“I want to tell India that this army belongs to us and can never be opposed,” the former prime minister said.
He added: [Pervez] Musharraf got rid of these two corrupt political parties [PML-N and PPP]People were giving out sweets because they were tired of stealing. “