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On Tuesday 22nd January, Prime Minister Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) went vocal about how he needs and is striving to make a ‘Naya Pakistan’ that foreign Pakistanis can be proud of.
Khan was speaking at an event in Doha, Qatar for overseas Pakistanis and he mentioned that he would steer the country out of these difficult times it is currently going through.
“Pakistan has no shortage in resources, it is only the corrupt former governments that have looted the national wealth which is why we are in the state we find ourselves in,” Imran Khan quoted. “Overseas Pakistanis play a vital role for Pakistan’s economy and you are our most important assets,” he mentioned.
“I’m fully aware of the problems being faced by you [overseas Pakistanis], the premier maintained.
“Those sending money to Pakistan are heroes and those doing laundering money are villains of the country,” he said and expressed his determination to continue fighting the “villains.”
The premier said the time was not far away when people would not go overseas in search of jobs and Pakistan itself would become an economic hub.
The same day, Imran Khan had a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha. Imran Khan and the governor discussed the entire spectrum of mutual ties, regional and international matters of shared interest.
A ceremonial welcoming ceremony in the honor of the premier also took place at Amiri Diwan in Doha.
Here’s how people reacted to the entire speech:
The great Imran Khan ❤️
— Shaf (@ShafNiazi) January 22, 2019
Slow down skipper lol.
— The Pakistani Whip (@PakistaniWhip) January 23, 2019
Good you appreciate us foreigners but don’t do anything or our betterment come and see how we got treated in South Africa by our embassies and how good we get treated
— Mohsin Raza (@raza474) January 22, 2019
Should have spoken about the problems of Paksiatnis in Qatar, visa problems, visa fees, and quota for Pakistanis and their solutions by the Govt.
Missed these most important points. @PakistanPMDU @PakPMO @sayedzbukhari @naeemul_haque
— Fakhar (@fakharhere) January 22, 2019
Right now we demand justice, these temporary suspensions cannot satisfy us. After some time this officer will rule us with new office of authotity.
— Uzma Pirzada (@PirzadaUzma) January 22, 2019
Sir ye Wapda walo ne 16872 Ka bill bhj Diya Hala k is ghr me sirf 1 energy sever laga hwa hai ye Bagria green town Ka ilaqa hai sdo ne bola k phly bill Jama karwao phr baki dekhen ge maine imrankhan ko b tweet kiya par abi tak response nhi aya ap please is bat ko uthen! pic.twitter.com/TB6urWJSXT
— Salman Sudhir (@SalmanSudhir1) January 22, 2019
well every appreciated by leader IK …… really these people are our heros
— waqas ahmed (@naina_pretty) January 22, 2019
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