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'Tried to establish friendship with India, but...': Imran Khan speech top quotes

Pakistan’s parliament on Thursday adjourned a debate on the political survival of PM after the opposition had called for a no-confidence vote on the embattled premier.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: March 31, 2022 21:29 IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan

After almost a delay of 45-minutes from the scheduled time, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan finally addressed the nation. Pakistan’s parliament on Thursday adjourned a debate on the political survival of PM after the opposition had called for a no-confidence vote on the embattled premier. Putting an end to the speculations that a recorded version of speech would be aired, the PM started his speech by saying that, it was live telecast. 

HERE ARE THE TOP QUOTES: 

#Entered politics to visualise the dreams of Pakistan's founding fathers.

#I'm fortunate that God gave me everything-fame, wealth, everything. I don't need anything today, he gave me everything for which I am very thankful. 

#General Musharraf led us to US' web by making Pakistan join the war on terror

#I wanted an independent stand in the war on terror. We have got no credit for our sacrifices

#I won't let our people bow before anyone. Why should we have to crawl like ants? Won't let our people bend before anyone. 

#Entered politics to visualise the dreams of the greats had for Pakistan because I have seen Pakistan being maligned, humiliated.

#Our foreign policies are meant for Pakistan...it doesn't mean those are anti-India, anti-US.

#I tried to establish a friendship with India before they changed the status of Kashmir in August 2019.

#There's a foreign conspiracy against the government. There are three stooges sitting in our country and working with foreign powers.

#US, who we considered as our friends, slapped sanctions on us.

#A foreign nation sent a message to them (Pakistan) that Imran Khan needs to be removed else Pakistan will suffer consequences.

#I will face the trust vote on Sunday... Will not bow down before the Opposition. I've never accepted defeat in life. Nobody should think that I will sit at home. I'll come back stronger, whatever may the result be.

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