On February 17, the PTI will hold a peaceful protest against rigging

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PTI protest, According to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), at least 22 political parties have been invited to participate in countrywide peaceful protests against the alleged rigging in the general elections on February 8, in response to allegations of rigging.

Barrister Gohar Khan, the former PTI chairman, spoke to journalists after holding a meeting with Imran Khan, the founder of the party, at Adiala jail, in which he invited the political parties who believe that the recent elections have been rigged to join them in their protests. The parties included Jamaat-e-Islami, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), and others.

Also, the party has refuted reports that the party was in the process of forming a government with the Pakistan People’s Party at the Centre and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-Parliamentarians at the provincial level.

There have been reports that Imran Khan of the PTI, the party’s founder, is softening his stance against his political rivals and has consented to holding talks with the PPP as well as the breakaway faction led by Parvez Khattak of the PPP.

In a recent interview, sources from the Khan camp reported that Khan, who remains in prison at the Adiala jail, is “ready” to speak to the PPP, which has already attested to its support for Shehbaz Sharif’s candidacy for prime minister – a candidate of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.

PTI leader Muhammad Ali Saif, in response to reports that the PTI was in touch with the PPP about forming a government, has denied these reports. He told journalists that he had been instructed by the PTI founder not to hold talks with the PML-N and the PPP, after the PTI founder had advised against it “strictly.”.

“Reports that [PTI] is linking up with PPP to form a government are misleading. As the founder of the PTI, he advocated for the PTI not to forge alliances with the PPP and PML-N, but rather to sit in opposition.

Sher Afzal Marwat and Barrister Gohar, after meeting with Khan in Rawalpindi, also ruled out the formation of a coalition between their party and Bilawal’s party when talking to journalists later that day.

The PPP’s messages were conveyed to Khan Sahib by us. He has refused to share power with either the PPP or the PML-N in response to a journalist’s request for a power-sharing agreement,” Marwat said to the journalists.

Gohar also categorically rejected claims in the media that PTI-P and PTI-P have forged an alliance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the source. There is no way we are going to join forces with the PTI-P.”

PM candidate Omar Ayub: ‘Enough numbers’

Recent developments in the party’s electoral campaign have also led to the nomination of its general secretary Omar Ayub as the party’s candidate for the post of prime minister of the country.

The PTI’s candidate for Punjab chief minister, Mian Aslam, was also nominated by Khan. The party’s nominee for Balochistan’s top office, Salar Khan, too was nominated by Khan.

In a statement, the Imran-founded party reiterated its claim that it secured 180 seats in the National Assembly in the upcoming elections of 2024, repeating its previous claim of winning the most NA seats.

Gohar, the former chairman of the PTI, said in an interview that his party had secured 180 seats, and that it would only accept results provided that they were compliant with the Form 45s.

After Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the leader of the JUI-F, made a revelation about asking political parties to join the protests of PTI, sources have stated that Gohar will lead a delegation into a meeting with the leader of the JUI-F.

In a bid to stop rigging, Imran Khan has sought US assistance

Barrister Saif, the leader of the People’s Tehreek-Insaf (PTI), who was also present during the press conference, said that the founder of the PTI wants the United States to keep an eye on election rigging and to voice its opposition to it.

Throughout history, the US has patronised dictators and been a strong supporter of corrupt people everywhere, Saif said, conveying Khan’s message, but right now, Washington has an opportunity to “rectify their errors,” he said.

The US, as well as other countries, did not raise any objections to the elections in Pakistan, as they should have, according to him.

Aqeebullah, Asad Qaiser’s brother, is also going to be nominated by Asad Qaiser’s party for the post of speaker of KP assembly in the upcoming elections.

Timenews provided that news.

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