PM urges long marches’ leaders to pay heed to public issues

QUETTA, 14 AUG (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has urged leaders of long marches to pay heed to public issues.

Addressing the ceremony of reconstruction of Ziarat Residency in Quetta, he said people have given mandate to political parties in the provinces and it is responsibility of respective governments to resolve their problems.  He said all political parties must contribute to positive politics and let the positive attitudes progress.

Talking about law and order of Balochistan, the Prime Minister said he is satisfied with improved law and order situation in the province and credit goes to provincial government and armed forces who through coordinated efforts succeeded in maintaining peace. He wished for improved law and order in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and other parts of the country. He said desirable results have been achieved in Sindh regarding maintenance of peace.

Nawaz Sharif said the country is facing severe energy crisis, but with the government’s efforts this issue will be resolved within stipulated period of time. He said the government is giving top priority to energy project and by 2017, projects worth 10400 MW electricity will be completed.

The Prime Minister said with completion of Pak-China Economic Corridor, new era of prosperity and development will begin. He said under the project 2200 Km long road from Khunjerab to Gwadar will be completed.

Earlier, addressing the ceremony, Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch said democracy is the only solution of all issues of Pakistan.

Talking about the progress of Balochistan government, he said the coalition parties have performed significantly in order to mitigate sufferings of people of the province. Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch also addressed the ceremony. The CM Balochistan said democracy is the only solution of all issues of Pakistan.

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated newly reconstructed Ziarat residency where founding father Quaid-e-Azam spent his last days. The residency was restored to its original shape in a short span of four months at a cost of 150 million rupees.

On completion of this historical and significant building, the colors of Ziarat city are also returning and it will be opened for tourists and visitors very soon. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.  DNA

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