ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has refused to share the stage with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari during the rally planned for January 17 against the government. The Tahirul Qadri-led PAT has been demanding resignations of Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif and law minister Rana Sanaullah for their alleged role in the 2014 shooting of political workers. “Imran Khan will not join Asif Zardari in the same container, after which the two will address their supporters separately,” PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry told media. Meanwhile, the PAT core committee met in Model Town, Lahore, and discussed opposition parties’ meeting on Tuesday and the preparation for the planned sit-in. Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday claimed that his party will come into power this year after winning the general elections and hold accountability of powerful elements doing corruption.While addressing the students of Khushal Khan Khattak University in Karak, Imran Khan said leaders sent Pakistan’s money abroad through laundering and the country’s education sector particularly higher education, remained neglected unfortunately. PTI chief affirmed that his party will take the money back from these looters and spend it on education. No country in the world can make development without making progress in this field, he commented. Taunting on disqualified premier Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan said he did not ask that why was he ousted after being dropped from the team. Khan also vowed to invest in sports infrastructure.Published in Daily Times, January 16th 2018.