Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that people of Pakistan want progress, prosperity and peace. He said that those engaged in negative politics should mend their ways for the sake of the country and the nation.
He said that those creating chaos and anarchy and staging sit-ins have no concern with the problems of the people and these elements want completion of their personal agenda. That is why; these elements have set aside national interests for the sake of their personal interests.
He said that on one hand, worst enemy of Pakistan is violating line of control and working boundary, while on the other hand, unwise elements are committing enmity to the country by threatening of lack down of Islamabad. He said that in the present circumstances, futile effort is being made to divide the nation, although, the nation needs the unity and solidarity than ever before.
In a statement, the Chief Minister said that the announcement of sit-in and lockdown of cities is tantamount to stopping the development of the country and prosperity of the people. He said that due to chaos and negative politics, the country does not move ahead rather lags behind.
He said that those threatening of lockdown of Islamabad are afraid of speedy development of Pakistan and want to ruin the country for the achievement of their personal agenda. He said that these defeated elements are standing alone in political field due to their negative politics and they did nothing except negative and politics of allegations during the last three and half years. It was better for those indulging in negative politics to make public service their hallmark, he added.
Shahbaz Sharif said that development projects worth billions of rupees are being executed speedily throughout the country. He said that the defeatist elements are perturbed over speedy and transparent completion of public welfare projects. If CPEC and development projects are disturbed then the sit-in group will be responsible therefore those intending to lockdown of Islamabad should mend their ways. He said that conscious people have earlier rejected those indulging in negative politics and will do so in future as well. He said that defeated elements should not take revenge of their failures from the masses.
The Chief Minister said these elements are afraid that if public welfare projects and power generation plants are completed then their politics will be buried forever. He said that those moving forward with agenda of damaging Pakistan should review their negative attitude. He said that it will become clear in 2018 elections who has been supported by the people. He said that all have to play their role jointly for the development of the country. Darkness will be removed from the country and Pakistan will become prosperous with the completion of ongoing development projects, he added.