Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) staff in the US have urged Congressman Greg Casar to sponsor a invoice linking Washington’s army assist to Pakistan to the human rights state of affairs.
The transfer comes after PTI’s senior chief Shahbaz Gill, registered himself as PTI’s “international agent” within the US, because the occasion staff scramble to get US assist for its anti-state narrative.
PTI’s focal particular person within the US Sajjad Burki and occasion member Atif Khan met Congressman Greg Casar and requested him to do his half in bringing a decision towards the human rights violations in Pakistan.
Whereas asking Casar’s assist for the decision, Burki mentioned that 86 members of the US Congress had signed PTI’s petition so they need him to develop into part of it as nicely.
“You need to be capable of rely on me to be anyone who’s asking questions on how the US may very well be supporting democracy and human rights in Pakistan and different locations,” the Congressman mentioned in response.
Earlier, Khan thanked Casar for becoming a member of them in Houston, Texas, after being requested to make a press release concerning the present situations in Pakistan
“We might request you to deal with a few of the situations we’ve talked about earlier, and we request you as a Congressperson right here within the US to deal with these conditions,” Khan mentioned.
In response, Casar mentioned that he knew how “vital it’s for us to have human rights and democracy not simply right here within the US however all over the place we are able to”.
He mentioned that “repression” towards the press and equal participation and every little thing being mentioned about Pakistan “hurts our financial system”.
He affirmed the dedication to proceed to work collectively to discover a resolution the place individuals can select their authorities and the place the army is there for the security and never interfering within the democracy.
PTI has been hit with an exodus of leaders following the Might 9 violent leaders, with its senior management parting methods after condemning the assaults on army installations.