Lahore : Member National Assembly Ejaz-ul-Haq met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today. Matters of mutual interest and political situation of the country was discussed in the meeting.
Ejaz-ul-Haq termed the announcement of lockdown of Islamabad as undemocratic and unethical and said that after hearing of the case in Supreme Court, there is no justification for lockdown of Islamabad. He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, government has made splendid achievements in every sector during the last three and half years and those trying to lockdown Islamabad want to create hurdles in the process of development and prosperity of masses.
Speaking on the occasion, Shahbaz Sharif said that the country is far more peaceful, safe and prosperous than before. He said that due to effective economic policies, the country has been put on the road to speedy development and foreign exchange reserves are at the highest level in the country’s history. He said that CPEC is harbinger of a bright future of Pakistan and work is being carried out speedily on China Pakistan Economic Corridor throughout the country.
Shahbaz Sharif said that these elements cannot tolerate development of Pakistan and prosperity of the masses. He said that there is a need for collective efforts for progress of the country. He said that the country cannot afford politics of protest and sit-ins. He said that those indulging in protest politics should mend their ways.
He said that under democratic system, decisions are taken in parliament and not through lockdown of cities and sit-ins.
Shahbaz Sharif expressed the hope that all development projects would be completed in the country and Pakistan will achieve its lost status and common man will prosper besides darkness will be removed from the country. He said that job opportunities will be available to the youth due to industrial development.