'Political engineering' underway to hurt PTI, says Imran.

LAHORE -- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday alleged that the 'military establishment has not learned anything from past mistakes as political engineering is still being carried out' in the country.

The former prime minister was referring to efforts being made to unite different factions of the Muttahida Qaumi MoveAment and the entry of the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leaders into the PakAistan Peoples Party (PPP).

Addressing a women's convention of PTI in Karachi via video link from his residence in Lahore's Zaman Park, he said political engineering had damaged the country. 'Our establishment [still] has not learned from the past,' the PTI chief said, hinting at the alleged meddling by the powers-that-be in political affairs.

Mr Khan alleged that a 'different game' was being played in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where PTI is at the helm of affairs. He claimed that efforts were being made to bring Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to power in Punjab and added that political engineering would be carried out to weaken the PTI. 'It has already done so much damage to the country,' he said.

During his speech, Imran Khan again blamed former army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa for 'pushing Pakistan into crises' and alleged that efforts were being made to hurt the former ruling party.

'We all know the person whose decisions pushed Pakistan into crises,' he said, adding that he had predicted this 'instability' seven months ago.

'Now everyone knows about that one person, Gen Bajwa who ruined the country's political and economic gains despite my efforts to educate him that weakening the PTI government will not be in the interest of the country,' the PTI chairman claimed.

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