New Delhi: It’s time to start building bunkers in the basement of our homes. Former senator of Sindh and member of Pakistan People’s Party Faisal Raza Abidi has declared, on live TV, that World War 3 will start in the next 60 days.
“Pakistan mein agle 60 dinn ke andar almi jang ke shafsane khul chuke hain (the situation is such that a world war will begin in Pakistan in the next 60 days),” Raza said passionately to a news anchor who wore a confused look. “On 28 September 2021, I decoded the code that Pakistan will be the epicenter of world war 3, this is where everything will begin,” he said, adding that within the next two months “everything will happen”.
Abidi was speaking with Geo TV’s Sana Hashmi on the oil crisis and if skyrocketing fuel prices could lead to a war-like situation in the world again. Raza was introduced by Hashmi as a politician who speaks his mind and someone who has “done a lot of research in international affairs”.
His latest prediction is now making people judge his sanity.
Gul Bukhari, a British-Pakistani journalist, wondered if Raza had completely lost his mental balance.
'ساٹھ دن میں عالمی جنگ شروع ہو رہی ہے، آغاز پاکستان سے ہوگا، میں قیادت کروں گا'- فیصل رضا عابدی
معلوم ہوتا ہے دماغی توازن مکمل طور پر کھو بیٹھے ہیں https://t.co/9cRj9Dm7E6
— Gul Bukhari (@GulBukhari) November 7, 2021
Some users called him a drunkard.
What is the point of a servant who forgets his way home when he goes home? This person Faisal Raza Abidi has been drinking every day and he himself does not know what he is saying.
— آصف سلطان (@_AsifSultan_) November 7, 2021
Canadian journalist Tarek Fatah, who calls himself an “Indian born in Pakistan”, also weighed in on Abidi’s assessment.
Which begs the question; How does one country produce so many rectums? How does Pakistan do it? https://t.co/Y2rDTZRjNQ
— Tarek Fatah (@TarekFatah) November 7, 2021
While Pakistanis are making fun of Raza on Twitter, YouTube is full of fan boy comments by Abidi’s admirers who said: “Bhai what you said three years ago has come true”; “Shah Ji, whatever you say proves to be true by the grace of Allah, may Allah keep you safe”; “Mashallah Raza bhai you’re a true patriot of Pakistan”. The comments were written in Urdu and ThePrint read the Google Translate version.
Abidi also claimed that he will “reveal” the person who’s currently ruling the world in a series of nine programmes.
Raza did not stop at the third world war declaration. He had a bag full of conspiracy theories. So next, he mixed oil with Covid — “It’s very evident that Jews of the world own dollars of the world. But if anyone wants to rule the world they need oil. But they need to snatch oil from the hands of Muslims. So the Covid vaccine has been presented as a world dominating force to snatch oil away from Muslims,” he claimed.
When the anchor asked if Abidi had taken Covid vaccine, he declared, “I said no to the vaccine when you didn’t even know that vaccines are going to hit the market. I am the world’s first opposition to the Covid vaccine,” he said.
“Corona was introduced to bring the world to a halt. 99 million barrels of oil are extracted daily. When the world stopped, so did the consumption of oil. And that’s when they started decreasing the value of oil, and reserved crude at 18 cent per barrel for the next 100 years. They bought all the oil that belongs to the Muslims of the world.”
He also said oil prices will touch $120/barrel by the end of this month.
(Edited by Anurag Chaubey)