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May 3, 2013

Militant wings of parties to be eliminated: Nawaz

 
May 3, 2013

KARACHI: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif expressed his resolve to eliminate the militant wings of all the political parties in the country after coming to power.
The PML-N chief made this commitment on Thursday while talking to newsmen at the Jinnah Terminal here and said the PML-N would revive the life and prosperity of Karachi and restore the status of this mega city as the city of lights.
He declared that there was no militant wing of any political party in the Punjab and the election campaign was going on peacefully in the province without any disturbance.
“Everybody is disturbed due to the situation in Karachi. Extortionists are moving freely and businessmen are being kidnapped for ransom,”with Lahore through motorways. He claimed he truly loved Karachi and wanted the city to return to its normal life like the past.
He advised the PPP leadership not to mislead the masses and tell the nation about what they had done for the country with their performance over the past five years.
The PML-N leader claimed that those labelling him as ‘Taliban prime minister’ had done nothing for the country and the people would reject them in the upcoming elections.
He also rejected the allegations of Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, claiming the PML-N would win 171 National Assembly seats in the country if the PTI could manage 100 seats. “The ratio of my party will be double than any other party in the elections,” he said. “People want change,” he raised a slogan.
The PML-N leader avoided commenting on the statement of Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on democracy and elections, saying he also held the same sentiments. Nawaz later left for Thatta to address the public meeting of his party candidates. This was the fourth visit of the PML-N chief to Sindh for the election campaign.
Dr Mumtaz Uqaili adds from Thatta: Nawaz Sharif announced to construct Ketibundar port if his party voted to power to form the government.
This he stated

while addressing a large public gathering at Naka Ground.He said that there had been no development in Thatta since he was ousted from the government.
He said that his government conducted nuclear explosions, constructed motorway, improved Karachi port, initiated Gwadar port and introduced employment opportunities for jobless people.
He said that his government would steer the country out of the present crises and chaos left by the PPP government. He said that the PPP government had only given hunger, unemployment, lawlessness and corruption to the masses. He added that he would establish a bank to provide easy loans to people to improve their economic standard and eliminate poverty.
He promised establishment of educational institutions and universities to enhance the educational standard of the local people.
He criticised the PPP government for failing to rehabilitate the people affected by heavy rains and flood in Thatta district. On the demand of PML-N candidate from NA-237 (Thatta-1) Marvi Memon, he announced electrification and sui gas supply to needy villages of Thatta district.
He announced widening of Thatta to Hyderabad National Highway at par with the present Karachi to Hyderabad Super Highway. He said that Thatta was on the top of list of those districts which would be given preference in development schemes.
Online adds: Nawaz Sharif said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) should apologise from the nation because the looting group did nothing for the masses during their regime in last five years.
Former prime minister said that he did not think the PPP would get votes in the elections.Sharif said if voted to power‚ his party would bring the country out of existing crises.
Sharif said that his services for the nation were well known to the people and the PML-N would make efforts for controlling terrorism and power crisis.
He said it was the agenda of his party to bring the country out of crises. He said that dictatorship gifted loadshedding during its tenure.
He maintained that PML-N was the only political entity which could put the country on the path of progress and development as it had an experienced team to deliver.
He said that some people were misleading the nation by making false propaganda against the PML-N.
Sharif said that the PML-N would eliminate violence, poverty, loadshedding, joblessness and other problems from Karachi. He said whether he got vote or not from Karachi, he would serve the city.
PML-N chief said that the terrorism could only be eliminated from the country through transparent elections.

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