Imran Khan announces PTI to begin long march towards Islamabad on May 25
Peshawar: Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Sunday announced his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will participate in a long march towards Islamabad for the country's "battle for real freedom" will begin on May 25.
"Today we held our core committee meeting and made [important] decisions," Imran, flanked by the who's who of PTI leadership, was quoted as saying by Dawn News at the start of his press conference.
"The biggest [question] was when to begin the long march, and we have decided," Khan said.
"I want to give a little background of how we reached here. There was a foreign conspiracy against Pakistan from the US. In this regime change, they used locals — the most corrupt people, who were ready to become part of any conspiracy to save their corruption," he said.
"This conspiracy was hatched eight months ago and I was alerted about it in June, and after August, I fully understood what was happening. We did our best that somehow this conspiracy could be voided but unfortunately we couldn't stop it," Khan said.
Khan was removed from power after he was defeated in a no-confidence motion brought against him.
Shehbaz Sharif took oath as the PM of Pakistan after his exit.