Countries progress by investing in people, not building roads: Imran

March 14, 2018

GUJRAT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan, continuing his tirade against former premier Nawaz Sharif, said on Tuesday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Leader is duping people.

“Everyone knows what goes on in the police stations in Punjab,” the PTI chief claimed.

“Allah has given the nation everything. The day we improve the country’s system, only then will we progress,” he said while addressing party supporters here. The PTI chief is visiting towns and cities across the country to aid the party’s ongoing membership campaign.

“Nations prosper when they spend money on people, not on roads,” said the PTI chief.

“The day a student from Tanda becomes the country’s prime minister, only then can we achieve great things,” he said further. The PTI chief said the government must invest in the people for a brighter future.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan meanwhile narrowly escaped a shoe hurled at him on Tuesday. According to TV footage, Aleem Khan who was standing next to Imran Khan was struck by the shoe which was thrown at the PTI chief during a rally in Gujrat.


This is the second such attack on Imran Khan in the last two days and the third involving a politician. Two days ago, a man was arrested by police for allegedly attempting to hurl his shoe at the PTI chief in Faisalabad. The accused was collared by PTI workers and handed over to the police.

On Sunday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was struck with a shoe at Jamia Naeemia in Lahore. The shoe attack drew widespread commendations from politicians and civil society. INP/NNI