Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Imran's move towards PM House prompted by a message: Javed Hashmi

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi. — Photo by AFP

Monitoring Desk

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi on Sunday addressed a press conference and called on the PTI chief Imran Khan to leave Parliament House.

Hashmi clarified the position on his differences with the party chief saying: “Imran Khan had assured the party of not moving ahead towards the Prime Minister House...until Shaikh Raheed brought a message with someone".

Imran then said that the situation required us to move forward, to which “I had differences”, Hashmi said.

He also said that the party was against the decision of moving towards the PM House.

Hashmi said he would rejoin his leader as soon as Imran would get the protesters out of Parliament House.

Hashmi has unhappy over his party’s decision to join hands with PAT because he feared it could lead to a violent situation.

Hashmi is of the view that the army should not be dragged in politics no matter who had asked it to become a facilitator.Dawn

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