Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan welcomed TV host and former (MQM) worker Amir Liaqat Hussain into PTI.
While addressing a press conference in Karachi, Imran Khan said, “We welcome Amir Liaqat into our party, before the election these are the last six months and we want people to join our party”
“I believe that people change for good.They should not be questioned about the things they said in the past,” Imran Khan said.
Many PTI workers were happy about this press conference however, some of PTI people were not very happy that Amir Liaqat is joining PTI.
“I had a different view of religion during my cricketing days, but things have changed since then; the point I am trying to make is that people change,” Imran Khan said.
Amir Liaqat thanked Imran Khan for his support and said that PTI will be the last party that he will ever join.
During the press conference, Hussain also said: “I had earlier left behind siyah-sat (a dark trade), and now I am starting siyasat(politics).“
“Amir Liaqat may not remember the time as he may have been too young, but I remember the time when Karachi was actually the city of lights. We used to vacation here, in fact, Saudi Sheikhs used to vacation here,” ImranKhan said during the press conference, he also said that, his party would “make Karachi the city of lights again.”
In August 2016, Amir Liaqat Hussain left MQM and said that he would be leaving politics. Later on, Amir Liaqat Hussain was taken into custody and later was released by the Rangers.
Amir Liaqat Hussain has been working in media for several years now. In 2001, he joined Geo TV and later on, he joined Bol Tv after that he also joined Channel 24.
Amir Liaqat Hussain also hosted Ramazan transmissions on Geo TV and Bol News.
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