PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan on Tuesday said that “Go Nawaz Go” has become national slogan and eco of this slogan to be heard from Friday.
He said this while silencing the crowd that was chanting the slogan at the under-23 games at Hayatabad Sports Complex on Tuesday.
On the occasion, Imran congratulated Younis Khan on being the first Pakistani cricketer to make 10,000 runs in test cricket.
"Sports is very necessary in life as it teaches you, not only how to win but to also accept your defeat," Imran said. "Had I not been involved in sports, I would not have been standing here."
He told the audience that the more high one's ambitions are the more one has to work hard.
"I was sent out of the team after the first test match that I played," he added. "I came back after three years, wishing to become the best player in the country.
Imran maintained that he worked harder to then become the best player in the world.
"I would not have been able to build Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, had I not learnt in cricket what hard work is."
Imran said his endeavors also helped him make Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 21 years ago.
Earlier, PTI chief said that the decision of Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will provide opportunities to establish justice and purify governance system in the country.
PTI chief expressed his views in a message given on the occasion of 21st Youm-e-Tasees (annual ceremony day) of his party. He congratulated everybody associated with PTI at all levels, and thanked the Almighty Allah on completion of 21 years of PTI.
Imran Khan said it is the grace of Allah that He bestowed us with patience and perseverance in all these years. Khan said the journey of these 21 years is full of ups and downs, and it is highly satisfactory for him that PTI has gained a key position in Pakistan’s politics.
Imran added that the success of Panama campaign has further strengthened the foundation of Pakistan. He said God has raised the ranks of PTI in the fight that it started against corruption 21 years ago.
Imran Khan once again vowed that he will not rest until he shapes Pakistan according to the visions of Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam.
He thanked all those who gave their lives as well as wealth for the formation of this country, and prayed for forgiveness and higher ranks of those who are not among us anymore.