Muqam accuses Imran of trying to scuttle IMF deal.

SWABI -- Adviser to the prime minister on political affairs and heritage Amir Maqam on Tuesday squarely blamed the previous Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government for 'weakening' the state institutions and 'pushing' the country to the verge of default through its 'flawed' policies.

In the same breath, he said now former prime minister Imran Khan was striving to scuttle the International Monetary Fund deal with Pakistan.

Addressing a party workers' gathering after inaugurating the Mansabdar grid station here, he said had the coalition government not come to power, Pakistan would have defaulted.

Mr Muqam insisted the government of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had eliminated the menace of terrorism and restored peace in the country, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but the four years of PTI in the centre and about 10 years in KP had 'reversed' all the gains.

He declared PTI leadership had misled the people, saying the track-record of Imran Khan and his clique showed they had no interest in people's welfare.

He insisted only the PML-N leadership could drive the country out of the crises.

He urged youth not to support 'liar' Imran Khan as it would be a 'great injustice' to the country and the nation. He said the PTI chief was now pressuring judiciary to support his 'illegal' actions.

Mr Muqam flayed Imran Khan for deceiving mases through his pre-election mantra that he would convert the Prime Minister's...

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