- PML-N wants Nawaz’s return before the general elections.
- He says that the PML-N will accept the people’s mandate in the upcoming elections.
- The PM says that after the rupee reform, the public got the benefit of relief in petrol prices.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and vowed to change the fortunes of the country with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif at the helm of power for the fourth time. promised.
The PML-N-led coalition government passed a law in June limiting disqualification of lawmakers to a maximum of five years, benefiting the PML-N chief, who is barred from running for office for life I went.
The party is eyeing Nawaz’s return as it believes that his return will boost the PML-N ahead of the elections due in October-November as the government’s term ends in mid-August.
“The leadership of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and the entire PML-N will change the destiny of the country by taking it on the path of progress and prosperity,” the prime minister said while addressing a check distribution ceremony under the Pradhan Mantri Yuva Vyapasya and Krishi Loan Yojana.
Stating that his party would accept the people’s mandate in the upcoming elections, he urged people to take their own decisions after looking at some facts and juxtaposing the performance of PML-N governments with PTI’s four-year destruction saga.
The Prime Minister noted that PTI’s tenure was tainted by massive corruption scandals – including the sugar and wheat scam, Brapid Transit Peshawar, Malam Jabba, Toshakhana gift sale, UK agency corruption of £190 billion. “Nobody can deny these hard facts,” he said.
Appreciating the statesmanship qualities of Nawaz, who is his elder brother and a three-time prime minister, Prime Minister Shehbaz expressed regret that the former prime minister was removed from power despite the fact that he had worked for hours on end. Shedding was ended, laptops and loans were provided. For the youth, 2015 brought in billions of dollars of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) power and road infrastructure projects.
Khan, on the other hand, he said, feared the “PML-N leadership” and the opposition, as he was “bent” on putting them in jail on “fake cases”. He said that the PTI chief could not assimilate the revolutionary steps taken by the PML-N government.
The prime minister further said that Nawaz and his party had experienced the worst kind of political retribution, even as he was sent into exile after being voted out of power, but unlike the PTI chief, the PML-N supremo has never also did not think anything against them. Country.
PM Shehbaz said that Khan, who was brought to power through “fake elections”, kept chanting allegations of corruption during his four years in power but failed to prove them.
“When he (Khan) was removed from the corridors of power in a constitutional manner, he used foul language and tactics against state institutions,” he said.
Speaking about the recent reduction in petroleum prices, he said that in view of the strengthening of the rupee against the dollar, relief has been given to the public.
He further said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program is a challenge rather than a relief for the country, but bold decisions will help stabilize the country’s economy.
– Additional Input from the APP