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PMLN, MQM agree to join hands for national interest

The MQM delegation commended Shehbaz Sharif’s inclusive leadership

By Our Correspondent
February 24, 2024
PMLN leader and nominated prime minister Shehbaz Sharif can be seen while meeting with the MQM-P delegation. — Facebook/Mian Shehbaz Sharif
PMLN leader and nominated prime minister Shehbaz Sharif can be seen while meeting with the MQM-P delegation. — Facebook/Mian Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: PMLN leader and nominated prime minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday met MQMP delegation and the two sides agreed on prioritising national interest over political gains and working jointly to serve people and solve their problems.

During the meeting, which focused on crucial political issues, Shehbaz reiterated the paramount importance of upholding the sanctity of the vote, underscoring the need for all parties to unite to protect the country against economic turmoil.

Acknowledging MQM’s role in averting potential crises such as default and no-confidence motions, Shehbaz expressed appreciation for their collaborative efforts. The MQM delegation commended Shehbaz Sharif’s inclusive leadership, highlighting his adeptness in fostering unity among various stakeholders over 16 months.

Expressing optimism, they hoped that under Shehbaz leadership, Pakistan and its people would overcome prevailing challenges.

The meeting was also attended by Senator Ishaq Dar, Rana Sanaullah, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Senator Azam Nazir Tarar, Rana Mashhood, and Attaullah Tarar from the PML-N, and Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori, Mustafa Kamal, and Dr Farooq Sattar from the MQMP.

Separately, Shehbaz Sharif said in a statement that the challenges facing the country could only be met with mutual understanding and unity.

“Pakistan belongs to all of us, and everyone has to beautify it,” he said and added that “making the country economically stable is my first priority”.

Shehbaz said the tradition of service, honesty and hard work would be carried forward, as the country could not afford chaos in any case. He said all parties must come together for Pakistan, and expressed his determination that the country would be developed fast. He said efforts would be made day and night to give relief to people. Everyone would have to play his role to get the country out of the crises, Shehbaz said and added “we will serve people with full diligence, hard work and honesty”.

He hoped a new era of development was about to begin in the country. He promised that the Muslim League-N would keep alive the glorious tradition of serving people and national development.