Imran plays a vicious role to harm Pak’s external ties, says PM

ISLAMABAD (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Niazi’s interview with the Financial Times was a reminder of his vicious role to harm Pakistan’s external relations for the sake of his own petty politics.
On his Twitter handle, the prime minister said that Imran Khan, in his interview, had rebutted his foreign conspiracy theory, adding the nation was shocked by his deceit and treachery which inflicted irreparable damage on Pakistan.
Earlier, the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday landed at Islamabad airport from London. PM Shehbaz Sharif was in London on a private visit from Wednesday. PM Shehbaz Sharif reached Pakistan via a private airline flight from UK’s Heathrow Airport. He arrived at the airport amid special protocol.
Sunday, PM Sharif, who was set to leave for Pakistan had extended his stay in London for one more day. During his stay in London, the premier held several rounds of talks with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif during which key political issues came under discussion.
This is PM Shehbaz’s third trip to London since he assumed the country’s top office in April and comes ahead of the appointment of the new army chief. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif had confirmed on Friday that consultations were held on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) appointment in the meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif. Reacting to the speculations in the media regarding the army chief’s appointment, Asif confirmed that consultations were held on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) appointment, however, the decision was not taken yet.