Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday challenged Prime Minister Imran Khan for a one-on-one LIVE debate.
Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Bilawal accused the premier of many wrongdoings in his present government. He said the lowest growth rate was due to the PTI government. He added the growth rate was negative even before the outbreak of coronavirus.
He also accused PM Imran of running an election campaign for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Bilawal further asked, “How could you [PM Imran] say that we are ready for the pandemic when the doctors and nurses are suffering.” He said all this happened because of the ego of the prime minister.
Bilawal challenged PM Imran to have a debate on his policies either in the House or on any of the television channels. “Prime minister’s speech was the speech of a puppet and selected, for the selectors. It was not a speech for the people of Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan had no plan to deal with COVID-19 and only opposed lockdown,” he said.
Bilawal added, “Prime minister is very fond of giving lectures but does not apply the things he preaches on himself. He had said that he would answer the opposition’s questions in the House every Wednesday but in the last two years, he has never been ready to have a debate on any subject. Instead of lecturing us, I offer him to debate whether in the House or any television channel.”
Twitter excited about Bilawal’s challenge
Soon, after Bilawal openly challenged the PM to have a one-on-one debate with him, Twitter is flooded with interesting responses. Some are excited for the face-off while many reminding Bilawal about the failed policies of the Sindh government. Also, many calling him an ‘immature politician with no experience.
Bilawal calls PM Imran Khan a
PTI politicians should call him a
“wasiati chairman.” pic.twitter.com/zU8pY0YqG2
— Malik Khurram Khan Dehwar (@KhurramDehwar) June 25, 2020
Imran Khan's ONE speech is better than the 100 speeches of Shahbaz Sharif and Bilawal Zardari. He can change the whole debate in a minute and he shows his generosity in speeches by giving new topics to media as he gave #OBL today ☺️#PMIKAssemblySpeech
— Umer Inam (@UmerInamPk) June 25, 2020
Sir, Bilawal is no parallel to Imran Khan. There is a class difference between the two. Imran Khan came into politics from grassroots level, struggled fro 20 years & stands tall among world leaders.
Bilawal became a party leader not because of political struggles but by chance.
— Iftikhar Ud Din (@IftikharD) June 26, 2020
Upon Bilawal Zardari challenging Prime Minister Imran Khan for a debate-We would like to say First Bilawal has to join a debate with our UC Chairman first, then an MPA followed by an MNA.Only then public will evaluate which next level he might be able to qualify.
Best of luck!
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) June 25, 2020
Currently, PM Khan is facing severe criticism on his recent statement about declaring Osama Bin Laden a ‘shaheed’.
Well, we really hope PM Khan accepts this challenge. It will be interesting to see Bilawal and PM Imran debating over the ‘national issues’. More than that, we are excited to hear PM’s motivational (rather useless) speech and of course, Bilawal’s Urdu speech in English accent. Which side are you on?
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