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Imran Khan touts 11-point agenda for 'naya' Pakistan


ANI Lahore [Pakistan]
Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Sunday, addressing his party's power show at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore, touted his 11-point agenda for "naya (new) Pakistan".
The cricketer-turned-politician's 11-point agenda lays emphasis on education, health, revenue generation, corruption, investment, employment, agriculture, federation, environment, police system, women education, Geo TV reported.
"Ask yourself, why was this country made?" Khan asked the crowd to question itself. The PTI Chief lamented on the fact that the current Pakistan was nowhere close to the vision of the country's Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
"The Pakistan that Quaid-e-Azam wanted would afford equal rights to all citizens including the minorities, where the Hindu community, Sikhs, and Christians would be equal citizens. This country was to be formed on the model of Madina, where the basis of law was justice," Geo TV quoted Imran as saying.
According to the report, Imran Khan, who earlier branded the jalsa as "Tsunami plus show", expressed his gratitude to the participants who turned out in quite a huge chunks to witness the "historic" gathering.
"During Imran Khan's speech number is now between 90 Thousand to 1 Lac. Families and women seen leaving the venue to avail clear exits. Still good presence in the ground though," Pakistani journalist Mansoor Ali Khan tweeted.
Imran Khan told the crowd, "Whenever I gave a call to you, you never disappointed me."
Senior party leaders, who were present include, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtwnkha Pervaiz Khattak, former Punjab governor Ch Sarwar, Senator Faisal Javed, MNA Shirin Mazari, PTI Balochistan President Sardar Yar Mohammad Rind, KP Speaker Asad Qaiser, and Fawad Chaudhry, according to the reports.

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First Published: Apr 30 2018 | 1:24 AM IST

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