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PM Imran hints at more cabinet reshuffle, warns Punjab, KP CMs

KALAYA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday hinted at more changes in the federal cabinet besides directing the chief ministers of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to put their respective teams under the scanner.

“A good captain keeps a constant eye on his team. A good captain has to win the match. Sometimes, he has to change the batting order. .. Sometimes, he has to replace a player with a new one.

The captain has the only target of making the team win,” he said addressing a public gathering at the headquarters of the erstwhile Orakzai Agency.

The prime minister also visited Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Peshawar before arriving in Orakzai. He, was accompanied by KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, Governor Shah Farman, parliamentarians and party leaders.

He said being the prime minister he had the only objective of uplifting his nation as he was answerable to Allah.

“For this I have changed the batting order in my team and made a couple of changes too. I will do it in future as well. I want to tell all the ministers that anyone being of no use for my country would be replaced with the one who is beneficial,” the prime minister warned.

He asked KP chief minister to keep an eye on his team.

“The rulers would be held accountable by Allah Almighty for the sufferings of the poor people, for not affording their children’s education, medical treatment in government hospitals and sudden increase in prices of the medicine”.

Referring to the destruction caused by the war against terrorism and deprivation faced by the people of tribal region, the prime minister said he was the only politician who had been opposing the military operation in the region on behest of America.

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