KARACHI: The ‘Pehchan Ramazan’, live special transmission of Geo TV, was illuminated on Thursday when PTI chief Imran Khan arrived in the Shehr-e-Ramazan.
Dr Aamir Liaquat, prominent broadcaster, and the audience welcomed him enthusiastically. PTI Secretary General Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail accompanied Imran Khan.About Dr Aamir Liaquat, Imran said: “I have heard and read a lot about him but it is my first chance to come here and surprised to see that Dr Aamir has established a city here”. He said passion and emotions, he saw here, did not witness anywhere before.
About the situation in Pakistan, Imran said his party was making a new Pakistan and for this purpose an alliance could be made with other parties, however, no compromise could be made on principles. He said standard, not quantity, was important and only 200 honest and capable persons could change the map of the country.
The situation turned interesting when a woman present in the audience questioned Imran on joining of Dr Aamir Liaquat to the PTI during the discussion between Dr Aamir and Imran Khan in Shehr-e-Ramazan. Imran Khan said some announcements were made in the future. On this occasion, he offered Dr Aamir to join the PTI and on it both side exchange laughter.
PTI Secretary General Arif Alvi insisted on Dr Aamir to join the PTI and said: “Dr Aamir Liaquat is a religious scholar and he should start politics from the platform of the PTI”. Again the laughter was exchanged between them but no clear announcement was made.
While declaring Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah his ideal the PTI chief said Jinnah was sincere in intentions and ideas, and due to this Pakistan had come into being. Paying rich tribute to the multi-dimensional personality of Imran Khan, Dr Aamir Liaquat said Imran was a model of simplicity and humility. He said Pakistan and Imran were not separate, but the name of one thing. He said the life of Imran Khan imbued with struggle politics, game and the establishment of Shaukat Khanum Hospital and Numl University are conspicuous proof of his multi-dimensional personality.
Dr Aamir, while praising religious emotions of the PTI chairman, said Imran Khan had refused to attend a ceremony in India due the presence of Salman Rushdie there and he was very much impressed by this emotion of the PTI chief.
Imran said there was punishment on the discussion of Holocaust but Salman Rushdie hurt the sentiments of over one billion Muslims of the world but no punishment was fixed against him on it. On this occasion Imran Khan appreciated Dr Aamir Liaquat on giving up the Religious Affairs Ministry on the issue of blasphemy.
During the discussion with the host, Imran announced the establishment of Shaukat Khanum like hospital in Karachi, but said non-availability of the land in Karachi was the cause of delay in establishing hospital.
Dr Aamir appealed to the audience and viewers to help Imran Khan vis-à-vis this noble deed. During telephonic conversation Faisal Walda announced donating two precious plots, and Imran Khan and the host thanked Walda on this noble gesture. On this occasion, the representative of Hussain Marketing assured every possible cooperation for requiring land for the hospital.
Imran Khan thanked Dr Aamir Liaquat and the all members of Geo Network while departing from Shehr-e-Ramazan and the audience gave him a standing ovation.
The deserving people, who got financial help under the Rah-e-Haq, are Muhammad Hanif, Parveen Akhtar, Badr Bibi, Moeezud Din and Shahabur Rehman. Geo Director Nasir Siddiqui announced life time Rs4000 monthly scholarship for Muhammad Hanif, while Dr Aamir Liaquat, on behalf of Mahmooda Sultana Foundation, announced monthly ration for Muahmmad Hanif.