Liars will be defeated in upcoming general elections: Shahbaz Sharif

BUREWALA, Feb 15 (INP): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, alluding to PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, said liars will be defeated in the upcoming general elections.

He was addressing a large rally here with scores of PML-N workers and supporters gathered with flags to welcome the Punjab chief minister here on Thursday.

He said, “Khan and Zardari did nothing for their provinces, can’t even show their faces in the provinces they have their government in,” and added that they wish to halt progress in Punjab by calling strikes and holding sit-ins;

Shahbaz further said that Zardari should bring back wealth looted from the country before he accusing other leaders of corruption. “If we get a chance, we will turn Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta in to the next Lahore,” added the PML-N leader.

Referring to PML-N’s recent surprise victory in NA-154 by-polls, the chief minister said Jahangir Tareen had spent billions, yet victory “by God was handed to a candidate who roamed among the people and not in helicopters”.

Shahbaz said the government has fulfilled its promises and has ensured that the country no longer faces power outages. Elaborating on the incumbent government’s other development initiatives; Shahbaz said the government has ensured building of roads in rural areas to facilitate the people. He also promised to better medical facilities in the rural areas of the province. “There is a hospital under construction in Burewala. CT scan machines are being installed in all hospitals of Punjab.”

Shahbaz also promised that University of Agriculture Sub campus Burewala will be turn in to full agricultural university. As part of infrastructure development in Vehari, Shahbaz announced the construction of a bridge on river Sutlej from Burewala to Chishtian.

He also announced to make Gaggo Mandi as a new Tehsil out of Burewala. He announced to promise Medical College at Vehari, Two way roads from Adda Rasool Pur Burewala to Chowk Maitla, Luddan to Vehari if elected after 2018 general elections.

Before reaching the rally venue, the chief minister of Punjab had inaugurated several education, infrastructure, health, sports and agriculture projects worth billion of Rupees in Vehari, Burewala and Mailsi, Shahbaz had inaugurated an E-library at Vehari’s sports stadium, a special education center, slow learners institute, Rescue 1122 service in Burewala district, a mobile health unit in Vehari District, up-gradation of DHQ Hospital to a 300-bed facility among other projects.

PML (N) Parliamentarians including MNA’s Saeed Ahmad Khan Manais, Chaudhry Nazir Ahmad Arain, Syed Sajid Mehdi, Tehmina Daultana, Provincial Ministers Rana Mashood Ahmad Khan, Naeem Khan Bhabha, Asif Saeed Manais, Imram Gardezi, MPA,s Ch. Irshad Ahmad Arain, Saqib Khurshid, Muhammad Yousaf Kaseliya, Farah manzoor Khan, Shameel Aslam, Chairman Zila Council, Ghulam Mohiuddin Chishtti, Chairman Municipal Committee Burewala Muhammad Ashiq Arain and others were present on the occasion.

INP/AK