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Pak PM Imran Khan to address nation after minister claims 'foreign-funded conspiracy' in toppling PTI govt

The no-confidence motion was submitted by the Opposition parties on March 8. The Opposition has been confident that its motion would be carried as many PTI lawmakers have come out in the open against PM Imran Khan.

ANI | Updated on: Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 04:44 PM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan |
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan |
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to address the nation on Wednesday evening to take people into confidence that there is a 'foreign-funded conspiracy' letter that contains evidence that outside elements are trying to topple the government.

Sheikh Rasheed, Pakistan's Interior Minister, while addressing the media said the Prime Minister has also summoned an emergency meeting of the federal cabinet to take party leaders and allies into confidence over the contents of the letter, reported ARY News.

According to the sources privy to the matter, the allied parties to the ruling PTI will also be invited to the meeting so that they can be taken into confidence too ahead of the no-trust motion against the PM.

Meanwhile, a total of fourteen journalists have been invited to the PM's house where Imran Khan will brief them on the contents of the letter, reported the news channel.

PM, earlier in the day said that he will share the 'foreign-funded conspiracy' letter with senior journalists and ally party members. "The letter will reveal the elements who are conspiring against the country from abroad," he said at the launch of e-passport services in Islamabad and added, "Suspicions were cast that the government is doing all this to save itself."

"The letter clearly shows how big conspiracy is against the government and it is far bigger conspiracy than what I am telling to you," he added.
After the no-confidence motion against Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was tabled in the National Assembly with a total of 161 votes in favour, the proceedings were adjourned till March 31.

The no-confidence motion was submitted by the Opposition parties on March 8. The Opposition has been confident that its motion would be carried as many PTI lawmakers have come out in the open against PM Imran Khan.

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Published on: Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 04:44 PM IST