A day after being ousted from power, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf staged a massive protest across Pakistan and abroad on Sunday in a show of strength.
The protest also reportedly took place in Dubai and London, where supporters of Imran Khan and former PM Nawaz Sharif confronted each other at the latter’s residence.
Hailing the people of Pakistan for protesting in favour of PTI, Imran Khan said, "Thank you to all Pakistanis for their amazing outpouring of support & emotions to protest against US-backed regime change abetted by local Mir Jafars to bring into power a coterie of pliable crooks all out on bail. Shows Pakistanis at home & abroad have emphatically rejected this".
Imran Khan changed his Twitter bio to former prime minister.
The joint opposition succeeded in ousting Khan when 174 members of the 342-member National Assembly voted against him on April 10. With this, Imran became the first-ever Pakistani prime minister in history to be ousted from the post via a no-trust vote.
Meanwhile, leader of opposition, Shahbaz Sharif met former president Asif Ali Zardari and his son and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari a day prior to the election of the new premier to discuss the current political situation in Pakistan.