PESHAWAR: Former premier and chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday in an address delivered to a rally that the people have told today that they reject disqualification verdict of the apex court concerning him.
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz addressed the rally in Peshawar, capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province where opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has the government body.
In his speech to the party supporters, Nawaz Sharif claimed that he was working day and night for progress of Pakistan at the time when the top court disqualified him in corruption probe. He said that the people of Peshawar have written history today by showing their love.
While criticising PTI, Nawaz Sharif said that he cannot see the billion trees promised and claimed to have been planted by the provincial government. The disqualified premier said that a lawmaker who is the master of mudslinging and lying to the people is the leader of Peshawar.
PML-N president further said that he cannot see the new Pakistan either, promised by the government of PTI at the time of General Elections 2013. Nawaz claimed that he fulfills the promises he makes to the people of the country unlike his political opponents.
He alleged that a group of few people damaged the sanctity of the mandate which the public had given to PML-N. Nawaz reiterated that he was disqualified by the apex court for not taking due salaries from his son as an official of his company.
While talking about fight against terrorism and the latest terror attack on military unit s sports area in Sharifabad of Swat, Nawaz said that the the soldiers who lay their lives down in war on extremism are heroes of the nation.
Nawaz said that Imran Khan’s policies did not lead to generation of a Mega Watt (MW) of electricity contrary to claims of the party. He criticised the party by saying that the provincial government is erecting a metro bus project in Peshawar as the elections are nearing but what was done for the people in the past four years. DNA