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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

PTI Unity Call: Dr. Arif Alvi Urges Reconciliation

On May 9 of the previous year, there were widespread riots following the arrest of PTI founding chairman Imran Khan on corruption charges, resulting in attacks on several security installations nationwide.

Former President Dr. Arif Alvi, associated with the PTI, remarked on Wednesday that it was crucial for people across the nation to reconcile, hinting at the need for forgiveness from all sides regarding last year’s May 9 violence. His comments came after he visited an anti-terrorism court in Lahore, where he met with PTI leaders facing various legal challenges, including Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Dr. Yasmin Rashid, Omer Sarfraz Cheema, and Ejaz Chaudhary.

On May 9 of the previous year, there were widespread riots following the arrest of PTI founding chairman Imran Khan on corruption charges, resulting in attacks on several security installations nationwide.

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During the meeting, Alvi reassured the PTI leaders facing terrorism charges, stating that they had the support of the people and need not worry. Dr. Yasmin expressed contentment despite the hardships in jail, mentioning her daily activities of dealing with pests and reading books.

Alvi highlighted Imran Khan’s emphasis on upholding democratic principles and reiterated the PTI’s demand for a commission to investigate the May 9 violence and hold those responsible accountable. He concluded by stating that his visit to the ATC was to stand in solidarity with his friends who were awaiting justice.

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