Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) MPA Khadeeja Umar Farooqui has said had Shahbaz Sharif adopted vision of Ch Parvez Elahi then the province would not have been under heavy debt today nor people would not have been living miserable life.
Participating in the general discussion on the Supplementary Budget 2013-14 in the Provincial Assembly here today, the PML MPA said that billions of rupees were wasted in last six years on flop schemes and experiments, the Chief Minister was spending resources of entire province like his discretion fund because of which bridges and roads were seen in some districts whereas people of rest of all districts were without basic facilities of education and health and neat and clean drinking water.
She said national exchequer and people were made to suffer on account of not making hospitals, which were established during tenure of Ch Parvez Elahi, functional even in six years whereas Ch Parvez Elahi had repeated offered that the rulers may put their own plaques on the projects of his tenure but the people should not be punished. She pinpointed that in the supplementary budget, crores of rupees were spent on personal publicity on Ramzan package and other matters whereas this money should have been spent on provision of cheap articles to the people.
Afterwards talking to media outside the Assembly Chambers about allegation of Provincial Law Minister Rana Mashhood, she said that those killing innocent citizens were power hungry, Ch Parvez Elahi was supporting the oppressed people, Rana Mashhod should not become more loyal to Shahbaz than the king himself and should not forget that his fate would also be like that of Rana Sanaullah.