Imran's removal saved Pakistan from breaking apart says Fazl.

PESHAWAR -- Jamiat-e-Ulema Fazl (JUIF) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has defended the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) decision to remove Imran Khan as prime minister by a no-trust vote, saying that had the PTI chairman been allowed to continue in office, Pakistan would have disintegrated.

At a press conference in Peshawar on Sunday, Fazlur Rehman, who heads the PDM, also downplayed the claims that there was any disagreement among the PDM parties or leaders over completing the remaining terms of the federal government.

He also said that it was not true that the PPP and JUIF had pushed the PML-N into an unpleasant situation.

Speaking on the occasion, he stressed that the PDM government would complete its term and general elections would be held after that.

Fazlur Rehman said that Imran Khan destroyed the Gwadar deep sea port and that the PDM's first priority was to safeguard the CPEC and the investment from China.

'Imran Khan lied that Rs25 billion are in handy for reserves, only $8 billion reserves were there when he left the PM's office,' the JUIF chief highlighted.

He said that unlike Imran Khan the coalition government has come forth with long-term goals to bring prosperity to the country and these plans would be announced within the next few days.

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