Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is under increasing pressure from the military to improve the performance of his government, especially after his handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP

Analysis |
Pakistan’s Imran Khan loses control of coronavirus fight to military, amid corruption scandal

  • The military, which helped bring Khan to power, intervened after the prime minister downplayed the Covid-19 threat and opposed a lockdown
  • Khan is under pressure to improve his government’s performance, and a massive sugar price-fixing scandal has further weakened his administration
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is under increasing pressure from the military to improve the performance of his government, especially after his handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
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