Talking to media men at Punjab Assembly, Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that industries in Punjab are being closed due to long loadshedding and hundreds of labourers are becoming jobless. No one knows why the federal government is taking revenge from the workers, labourers, industrialists and people of Punjab, he wondered. Answering another question, Chief Minister said that present Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was extended whole hearted cooperation when he was Minister for Power to end energy crisis, but it proved in vain. Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said he has no expectation from the new Prime Minister to end energy crisis.
Earlier, Members Provincial Assembly belonging to various districts called on the Chief Minister at his Assembly Chambers and informed him about ongoing development work being carried out in their respective areas and problems being faced by them . Those who met the Chief Minister included Saud Majeed, Baleegh-ur-Rehman, Rana Muhammad Arshad, Ch. Tariq Mehmood Bajwa, Abdul Razzaq Dhillon, Ahmed Khan Balouch and others. The Chief Minister also took part in the Assembly Session and congratulated the Provincial Finance Minister over the approval of the Punjab budget.