Accountability at all costs: Imran Khan

By: News Desk      Published: 07:43 PM, 23 May, 2021
Accountability at all costs: Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan says he can’t be blackmailed.–File Photo

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the accountability process would continue uninterrupted even if it costs his government dearly, 24NewsHD  reports.

No one would be spared and no one would be given NRO, the premier said while addressing the core committee meeting at his Bani Gala residence on Sunday. PTI-backed chief ministers, governors, and federal ministers participated in the meeting and raised issues including the matter of the Jahangir Tareen Group.

Without mentioning Jahangir Tareen, he said no one should think that he could blackmail him. He insisted he would live up to his principle stands. He took swipe at the previous governments for what he called devising policies that result in rising inflation.

CPEC Economic Zone in Karachi 

The committee took the decision to constitute a CPEC Special Economic Zone in Karachi. The meeting also mulled over introducing a separate category for the people related to CPEC projects. The prime minister directed visas for Chinese investors should be extended to two years. 

LG elections in provinces 

Imran Khan held special talks with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on his recent meeting with the Jahangir Tareen group leaders and their reservations and demands. He urged Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief ministers to adopt special measures to hold local government elections in their provinces.

ECP tweet under fire

During the meeting, a controversial tweet issue of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) about expensive Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) has come under discussion and members urged to terminate the person who was responsible for it.

Reporter: Awais Kiyani