Imran taking U-turn from 'absolutely not' to 'absolutely yes' to save his politics: Dastgir.

ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Power Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan on Wednesday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan had a terrible history of taking U-turns and quipped him as the champion in this regard.

Addressing a news conference here, the minister said the former prime minister was ousted from power through a vote of confidence, adding he (Imran) first accused the U.S. was behind the toppling of his government, but now the PTI chief was purportedly seeking help from the same country.

'Imran Khan raised slogans of 'absolutely not' during his regime and now he chants absolutely yes. There is a contradiction in his action, speech and character,' he slammed. "Ironically, Imran, who once asserted that the slavery of the USA would not be tolerated, is seeking the US assistance to save his political career," he alleged.

"The PTI is attacking Pakistan's integrity with lies since last year, which started with the issue of a cipher, blaming the US for dislodging Imran's government," he added.

Condemning the May 9 riots, he said that no leniency would be shown against the miscreants and all the lawbreakers would be taken to task as per the law and the Constitution. He said the miscreants and culprits had damaged public and private buildings such as Radio Pakistan, schools, metro buses; burnt Edhi and...

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