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PTI's SVP resigns from membership on policy differences.

LAHORE -- Despite best efforts by Imran Khan, Senior Vice President of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf Admiral Retd Javed Iqbal has resigned from all the offices and basic membership of the party on grounds of differences over party policies.

Addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club on Sunday, Javed Iqbal said that he has no difference of opinion but was leaving the party because of PTI's policies. He said that the party has been overwhelmed by the associates of Pervez Musharraf and he cannot work with these people. He said no body is ready to listen to the ideological workers of the party.

In reply to a question, Admiral Javed Iqbal said that the foreign minister of Musharraf era was formulating foreign policy of the party and during the rule of these people drone attacks started.

To a question, Javed Iqbal said that several other party office bearers and members have reservations over joining of the party by turncoats and they could also leave the party in the coming days.

Party sources said that Imran Khan contacted Javed Iqbal and assured him to remove his concerns but he refused to budge.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 22, 2012
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