ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has postponed his visit to Lahore tomorrow due to countrywide protests announced on Sunday.
Imran Khan’s visit has been postponed due to countrywide protest against inflation rising prices at 9PM on Sunday. He will also address the protestors at 10PM and announce the future course of action.
He was scheduled to address PTI workers’ convention in Lahore regarding by-elections He was also expected to meet the party’s candidates for the bypolls. He is now likely to visit Lahore next Thursday.
The PTI will hold a countrywide protest tomorrow (Sunday) against rising inflation and hike in prices of petroleum products.
In a video message, the former prime minister has called on the people of Pakistan to hold a peaceful countrywide protest on Sunday over the recent hike in petroleum prices.
“Everyone has to come out against this imported government, otherwise inflation will further increase,” Imran Khan said, adding that he will address the protestors.
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PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry urged people belonging to big cities including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar to protest against the “high inflation and lawlessness”.
In a statement on Twitter, Fawad asked people to protest at Shah Abbas Chowk in Multan, Ghanta Ghar Chowk in Faisalabad, Commercial Market in Rawalpindi, F-9 Park in Islamabad, Liberty Chowk in Lahore, and Shahrah-e-Qaideen in Karachi.
He urged the people to come out and protest with their families against the rising prices of petrol and diesel.
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