In a sequence of tweets Sunday afternoon, PM Imran Khan mentioned Pakistan is going through not solely the COVID-19 pandemic however a “a political leadership that has never gone through any democratic struggle” and isn’t well-versed with the challenges strange residents expertise.
The premier criticised the Opposition leaders for missing empathy and their households that “looted national wealth to further impoverish our masses”.
Downside confronting us in Pak throughout COVID 19 is of a political management that has by no means gone by any democratic battle, nor labored with strange residents to know the issues they confront, nor contributed in any substantive method for betterment of strange residents.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 29, 2020
“These entitled ‘leaders’ living like royalty in their secluded mansions, have simply inherited their positions because of their families,” he mentioned. “Now their sole and desperate goal is to save their families’ looted wealth and corruption of which they are an integral part.”
PM Imran Khan reiterated his earlier stance that the Opposition events and their leaders had been solely targeted on a concession beneath the Nationwide Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), which “is all that guides their politics, not any concern for the lives of ordinary citizens”.
“Their desperation to get NRO any which way they can motivates them,” he mentioned.
The prime minister additional slammed the Opposition for earlier opposing the good lockdown technique to curb the unfold of the lethal coronavirus — Pakistan recorded over 2,800 new infections and has thus far misplaced shut to eight,000 individuals to COVID-19 — and “now, with [a] new spike, when we again need smart lockdown” within the nation.
“They want jalsas, not caring for the lives and safety of people. They think this is their last means of pressuring us for NRO — which will never happen,” he burdened.
The premier additionally took a jibe on the way of life of the Opposition leaders, which he mentioned was at least that of royals, and mentioned that they had “never worked a day in their lives”.
“Having never worked a day in their lives, their ‘shahi’ lifestyles are directly dependent on saving their families ill-gotten, illegally acquired wealth through robbing and impoverish the nation,” PM Imran Khan wrote.