Lahore : Acting Governor Punjab Ch Pervaiz Elahi has said that our presidential candidate is Dr Arif Alvi, there is “barkat” in alliance, we have promised betterment to the people, as such difficulty or easiness in election do not make any difference, real thing is that one should pay attention to own works honestly.
Talking to the media outside the Punjab Assembly here today (Tuesday) while responding to a question about notification of the opposition leader, he said that when a person puts signatures of all which are different from their identity cards then the members themselves have to put the signatures which takes time.
He said that I am against formation of a forward bloc and no forward bloc is being formed.
In response to another question, he said that Shahbaz Sharif has destroyed Punjab, nobody else has done so much damage which he has done to every system of the province, peoples’ rights have been snatched, the hospitals and schools of the poor have been destroyed, now improvement has to be brought in ever sector and effective and result-oriented measures taken, one N-League said to me today that hostel rooms are not proper then I said to him why you have remained silent for ten years, why has not asked Shahbaz Sharif that at least put the hostel and employees and drivers place for sitting be put into order, why Punjab Assembly building had not been made operational, instead improving the system of the province Shahbaz Sharif destroyed it, shortcoming was his own and he would transfer government officers within no time, all have seen that period, now have patience for circumstances betterment, leave aside little things.
He said further that Imran Khan has asked for 100 days, give him time and wait.
About a question regarding new local bodies system change, he said that the Local Government Minister can say something better in this regard, N-League had also destroyed this system as well and on coming had snatched powers of local bodies representatives elected during our government.
Later ; Ch Pervaiz Elahi visited Doctors Hospital to inquired after health of Tableeghi Jamaat chief Alhaaj Abdul Wahab who is under treatment there for respiratory problem.
On this occasion, Provincial Minister Hafiz Ammar Yasir, Maulana Faheem, Maulana Naeem Butt, Yousuf Qureshi and Haroon Qureshi were also present.
Talking to the media, Ch Pervaiz Elahi appealed to the nation to pray for early recovery of Alhaaj Abdul Wahab.
He said that Maulana Sahib is such a personality who has worked for spreading religion throughout the countries of the world including Pakistan and Bangladesh and has rendered meritorious services for promotion of “Deen”.
Ch Pervaiz Elahi said that if he is to be shifted somewhere else for treatment then air ambulance has also been arranged for this purpose. He said doctors, have, however, told him that this will not be needed as his condition is much better now.