Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday, PM Imran Khan mentioned that three years of the PTI authorities have been “very troublesome”.
“I discovered so much in that interval. Till you quit, you will not lose. Attempt to attain new heights and by no means have concern,” the premier suggested.
The prime minister mentioned that one ought to by no means compromise on their imaginative and prescient, however solely enhance on it.
“It’s mandatory for a captain to maintain a examine on his workforce. I’ve seen my cupboard underneath troublesome instances and I’ve seen who get nervous when,” he mentioned.
Imran Khan mentioned that he has not discovered as a lot in his quick life as he has discovered in these three years as prime minister of Pakistan.
He shared that he tells all federal ministers that the extra exhausting work they put in, the larger heights they will attain.
Talking concerning the EVM system, the premier mentioned a “mafia” is opposing it as a result of they don’t need to see change and improvement. “What [personal] profit will utilizing the EVM convey to us?” the premier requested.
He mentioned that each election in Pakistan turns into controversial. He questioned why there isn’t a uproar over the elections in Germany and different related nations. He additionally gave an instance of the electoral system in US, saying that the uproar in elections disappeared within the US due to the usage of a great electoral system.
The premier mentioned that in each election since 1970 in Pakistan, whoever loses says that the polls have been rigged. “We are going to clear up this drawback [of rigging] by way of the EVM system,” he highlighted.
He additional mentioned that the EVM system is easy – the election is held, you press a button and get the outcomes. “In our nation, all the issues begin after the tip of polling. There’s a small part who benefit from the corrupt system. They’re our best enemy,” he mentioned.
It is vitally mandatory for us to push ourselves in our final two years, he mentioned, referring to the PTI authorities. “Now we have come right here after a really troublesome time. Now we have to work exhausting this yr,” he mentioned.
Earlier this month, the ECP had listed down 37 reservations, together with one which mentioned that EVMs are “hackable” and may be simply tampered with.
Throughout a gathering of the Senate committee on September 8, the election fee listed down the challenges the system might face if the machines are rolled out in haste.