After Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan gave his victory speech on Thursday as he secured a comfortable win in the 2018 general elections, Twitterati reacted to his comments regarding the state’s affairs in ‘Naya Pakistan’.
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri, who had accompanied the PTI on their 2014 dharna against the election rigging, congratulated Imran over his victory. He commented, “I fully endorse the agenda Imran Khan pronounced in his victory speech.”
I congratulate @ImranKhanPTI on the splendid victory and hope that PTI forms government in centre, Punjab along with KPK. Now the responsibility to deliver justice on Model Town case rests upon him. I fully endorse the agenda Imran Khan pronounced in his victory speech.
— Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri (@TahirulQadri) July 26, 2018
Senior journalist Hamid Mir called Imran’s speech very humble and impressive. “Imran Khan said accountability will start from himself let’s see how he acts as PM?” he added.
A very humble but impressive victory speech by @ImranKhanPTI he said accountability will start from himself let’s see how he acts as PM?
— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) July 26, 2018
“Imran’s speech has won the hearts of the nation. His statements were humble. Pakistan’s destiny will change if these plans are implemented,” popular news analyst Kamran Khan wrote on Twitter. He asked the nation to stand by the PTI who secured the most seats in the 2018 election results.
عمران خان کے قوم سے پہلے خطاب نے دل جیت لئے، خان صاحب کی گفتگو میں اخلاص نمایاں تھا، اگر ان تمام عزائم پر عمل ہوگیا تو پاکستان کی قسمت بدل جاۓ گی۰اب 22کروڑ پاکستانی وزیر اعظم عمران خان کی پشت پر کھڑے ہو جائیں، وقت آگیا ہے ہم اپنی قسمت بدل دیں پاکستان زندہ باد
— Kamran Khan (@AajKamranKhan) July 26, 2018
Journalist Maria Memon commented on the victory speech of Imran Khan by saying that the cricketer-turned-politician had graduated to being a statesman. “Very humbling & Inclusive speech!” she added.
Today Imran Khan has graduated from a politician to a Statesman. Very humbling & Inclusive speech!
— Maria Memon (@Maria_Memon) July 26, 2018
HUMBLE AND POSITIVE:
Mosharraf Zaidi was also impressed by the speech. He said, “Every word I heard was encouraging. He was incredibly humble and conciliatory and thoughtful.”
Writer and journalist Nasim Zehra called it “a positive speech,” adding that Imran’s vision and commitment must have been reassuring for the Pakistanis.
RISHI KAPOOR IS A FAN:
Indian actor Rishi Kapoor lauded the PTI chief for his victory speech, declaring, “Well-spoken Imran Khan.” He praised Imran for his statements regarding the foreign policy between India and Pakistan.
Well spoken Imran Khan. I have been saying whatever you said on all channels past two days regarding India-Pakistan! I hope you succeed in making your “Mulk” have good relations with my “Mulk” pic.twitter.com/YCe741vW22
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) July 26, 2018
“I have been saying whatever you said on all channels past two days regarding India-Pakistan! I hope you succeed in making your country have good relations with my country,” he said on Twitter.