Imran Khan addresses PTI supporters in Rawalpindi

Imran Khan addresses PTI supporters in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi (Staff Report/Agencies): PTI Chairman Imran Khan has arrived in Rawalpindi via helicopter and will address the party’s supporter shortly.

The former premier landed at the Nur Khan airbase in a chartered plane from Lahore and was accompanied by a team of doctors and his nephew Ahmed Khan Niazi.

PTI’s social media also shared a video of the helicopter carrying Imran to Rawalpindi.

Addressing the public gathering in Rawalpindi, PTI leader Faisal Javed announced that PTI chief Imran Khan has reached Rawalpindi and will be on stage to address the party’s supporters shortly.

PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry said the party’s demand for fresh elections isn’t undemocratic and the coalition government should announce elections date as “this is the only solution.”

Earlier the day, Regional Police Officer Nasir Mehmood Dasti and Commissioner Saqib Manan visited the long march venue to review the security managements.

SSP Operations and CPO Rawalpindi briefed the officials over the security arrangements in place. The RPO also inspected the security around the stage and visited the duty checkpoints on Murree road.

On Friday, The deputy commission of Rawalpindi has granted conditional permission to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for holding a public rally in Faizabad area of Rawalpindi on November 26.

The notification, which lists 56 conditions for holding the rally, said that the PTI is allowed to stage a public gathering in the Faizabad area of Rawalpindi.

The DC said that the Faizabad should be vacated on the night of November 26 as the England team is set to reach Rawalpindi for the three-match Test series against Pakistan.

The PTI has been directed to use the prescribed routes for the rally, while the PTI chief has been barred from using sunroof car before and after the public gathering.

As per the notification, Imran Khan has been asked to use bullet-proof stage while addressing the gathering in Rawalpindi. It has also barred the PTI workers and supporters from staying in the Allama Iqbal Park.

Saying the jalsa administration will be responsible for any loss of life during the gathering, the notification said that the use of drone cameras will not be allowed.

Earlier this month, PTI Chairman Imran Khan halted his party’s “Haqeeqi Azadi march” towards Islamabad. He also urged all party workers and supporters to participate.

“The nation gets real freedom when there is justice,” Khan said in a recorded message shared on Twitter, adding that when justice is ensured the nation prospers.

The former prime minister further added that PTI would continue its struggle until Pakistan get real freedom.