ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has severely castigated Imran Khan for his convulsions, saying the PTI chief was uttering the same narrative within the country which was being propagated by Pervez Mushrraf, a traitor and an enemy of the country and the constitution while sitting abroad.

In a statement issued here Thursday, she demanded that Imran should resign as he was an accused and a proclaimed offender from the Supreme Court, Election Commission of Pakistan and anti-terrorist court.

The minister asked Imran Khan to tell the whole nation whom he was meeting in the darkness of the night through the backdoor; who gambled with Zakat money; what were the sources of foreign funding for PTI and who were Inder Suraj and Barry Shinp; why the Ehtsab Commission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was locked; from which money laundering transaction he built his Bani Gala residence as revealed in the confessional statement before the Supreme Court; which umpire’s finger he was waiting to be raised in 2014; what had he done for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the last four years and why he had attacked parliament, PTV and law enforcing agencies.

Later, she chaired a high-level meeting and said that birthday celebrations of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah would be commemorated with national zeal, fervor and in a befitting manner with the theme “Humara Quaid & Mein Hon Quaid Ka Pakistan”.

She directed the authorities concerned of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to leave no stone unturned to make Quaid’s birth celebrations a memorable event this year and emphasized the need to highlight and promote the ideals and views of the father of the nation, particularly with regard to rule of law, supremacy of constitution, and upholding democracy.

She said that Quaid-e-Azam emerged as a remarkable and charismatic personality on the political scene of Indian Sub-continent, who enabled Indian Muslims to achieve their cherished goals of a separate homeland through democratic and constitutional path. Quaid’s determination and resolve for Muslim exclusivity and partition was unshakeable and his supreme contribution in the creation of Pakistan shall be revered by every Pakistani for all times to come, she said.

The meeting discussed various proposals and plans in respect of birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Minister of State gave various directions regarding administrative measures to further streamline the process of preparations in connection with Quaid’s anniversary.

She directed PTV and PBC to immediately start airing promos, teasers, montages about the life and contribution of founding father.