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Pakistani court issues an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Imran Khan

Imran Khan Former Prime Minister of Pakistan


Pakistani court issued an arrest warrant against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, at a time when Khan called on his supporters to continue demonstrating in light of the political crisis ravaging the country.

court in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, which ordered the arrest of the former prime minister, said Khan was absent from a hearing on charges of selling gifts to the state and concealing financial assets, ABC News reported Tuesday.

It is noteworthy that Khan was overthrown from the post of prime minister last April during a vote in parliament of no confidence in his government, but Khan accused the current Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif of conspiring with foreign governments to overthrow him without providing evidence for that.

And last October, the Election Commission in Pakistan announced his exclusion from holding any public office on charges of concealing financial assets.

Imran Khan

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 18, 2018 to April 10, 2022, a Pakistani politician and former international cricketer, and the current president of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2013 to 2018, a seat which he won in the 2013 general elections. Along with his political activities, he is engaged in charitable activities, commentating on cricket. The PTI, which he heads, has risen in status and has increased in popularity since 2011, with the impact of the Arab revolutions, to match the two traditional political parties, and it achieved a majority in the 2018 Pakistani general elections.

Khan played for the Pakistan cricket team from 1971 to 1992, and served as captain intermittently from 1982 to 1992. After retiring from cricket at the end of the 1987 World Cup, he was called up again to join the team in 1988. While he was at 39 he led his team mates to Pakistan's first and only World Cup victory in 1992; He has a record of 3,807 runs and 362 wickets in Test cricket, making him one of the six cricketers in the world to have excelled in the multi-skilled trio in Test matches.

In April 1996, he founded the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, a political party that emerged in 2011 and headed it. He was the only representative for it to be elected to parliament. He represented the city of Mianwali as a member of the General Assembly from November 2002 to October 2007. Through fundraising around the world, Khan contributed to the construction of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Center in 1996, and the Namal College, Mianwali in 2008.

On April 10, 2022 Pakistan's House of Representatives withdrew confidence from Prime Minister Imran Khan, banning him from traveling and accusing him of violating the constitution when he suspended the House of Representatives.

Cricket Field

Khan made his lackluster debut, primarily in first-class cricket, at the age of 16 for Lahore. By the beginning of the 1970s he was playing for the national team for Lahore A from 1969-70, Lahore B from 1969-70, Lahore Greens from 1970-71 and eventually Lahore from 1970-71. Khan was also part of the Oxford University Blue Cricket Team, in seasons 1973 to 1975. and for Worcestershire, where he played county cricket from 1971 to 1976, he was only a cricketer of medium pace. During this decade Khan represented other teams, including Dawood Industries from 1975-76, Pakistan International Airlines from 1975-76 to 1980-81 and then played for Sussex from 1983-88.

In 1971 Khan made his Test cricket debut against England at Birmingham, and three years later he made his debut for the One Day International.

  And that against England, also in Nottingham, for the Prudential Trophy. After graduating from Oxford University and completing his legal probation in Worcestershire - he returned to Pakistan in 1976, and secured a permanent place in the national team, starting with the 1976-77 season, during which time the Pakistan team played against New Zealand and Australia. Following a series of matches with Australia he toured the West Indies, where he met Tony Gregg who took him up for Kerry Baker's World Series Cricket. To [broadcast it on his television network in Australia]. His papers were approved as one of the fastest bowlers in the world, when he came in third place at 139.7 km / h in the fast bowling match in Perth, to come after Jeff Thompson and Michelle Holding, and before Dennis Lilly, Jars Lee Rocks and Andy Roberts. Khan also achieved a Test Cricket Bowling rating of 922 against India on 31st January 1983. All Team Test Bowling Matches Ranking

For the International Cricket Council the level of performance was the highest at that time.

Political March

Khan has been offered political positions more than a few times during his cricket career. In 1987 the then President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq offered him a political position in the Pakistan Muslim League but he refused. He was also invited by Nawaz Sharif to join his political party.

In 1993 Khan was appointed as an ambassador for tourism in the interim government headed by Moinuddin Ahmed Qureshi and held the post for three months until the government was dissolved.

On 25 April 1996 Khan founded the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party. He ran for the Pakistan National Assembly seat in the 1997 Pakistani general elections as a candidate for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from Mianwali and Lahore constituencies, but he was unsuccessful and lost both seats to the PML-N (North) candidates.

Khan supported General Pervez Musharraf's military coup in 1999, believing Musharraf would "end corruption and eradicate political mafias". According to Khan, he was Musharraf's choice for prime minister in 2002, but he rejected the offer. Khan participated in the Pakistani general elections in October 2002 which took place across 272 constituencies and was ready to form a coalition if his party did not get a majority of votes. Elected from Mianwali. In a 2002 referendum Khan supported military dictator General Musharraf while all mainstream democratic parties declared the referendum unconstitutional. He also served as part of the Standing Committees on Kashmir and Public Accounts. On May 6, 2005, Khan was mentioned in The New Yorker as "most directly responsible" for bringing attention in the Muslim world to a Newsweek story about the alleged abuse of the Qur'an at a US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In June 2007, Khan faced political opponents inside and outside Parliament.

On October 2, 2007, as part of the All Party Democratic Movement, Khan joined 85 other MPs to resign from Parliament in protest against the presidential elections scheduled for October 6, in which General Musharraf was running without resigning as army chief. On November 3, 2007, Khan was placed under house arrest after President Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan. Later Khan fled and hid. He eventually emerged from his hiding place on November 14 to join a student protest at Punjab University. At the rally, Khan was arrested by student activists from the Islamic Student Association and treated harshly. He was arrested during the protest and sent to Dera Ghazi Khan jail in Punjab province where he spent a few days before being released.

On October 30, 2011, Khan addressed more than 100,000 of his supporters in Lahore, challenging the government's policies, describing this new change as a "tsunami" against the ruling parties in Karachi on December 25, 2011. Since then, Khan has become a real threat to the ruling parties and future political prospects in Pakistan. According to a survey conducted by the International Republican Institute, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party leads the list of popular parties in Pakistan at the national and regional levels.

On October 6, 2012, Khan joined a car convoy of protesters from Islamabad to Koti village in Pakistan's South Waziristan region against US drone missile attacks. On 23 March 2013 Khan introduced Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan) resolution at the start of his election campaign. On 29 April The Observer described Khan and his party, Tehreek-e-Insaf, as the main opposition to the PML-N. Between 2011 and 2013 Khan and Nawaz Sharif started clashing with each other in a bitter dispute. The rivalry between the two leaders grew in late 2011 when Khan addressed his largest crowd at the Lighthouse of Pakistan in Lahore. From 26 April 2013 in the run-up to the elections both the PML-N and Salvation Party started criticizing each other.

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