FAISALABAD: (APP) State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Saturday said that political jugglers , who have been rejected in general election, are now out to avenge masses by obstructing development, progress and prosperity initiated under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Addressing a news conference here, he said that sit-in was totally rejected by the masses as the nation recognized the cheaters, who have allegiance with Canada and comes to Pakistan only to create chaos with ulterior motive and create hurdles in the process of development.
He said that Nawaz Sharif was patriotic Pakistani and had never hatched conspiracies like London Plan and Canada Plan. The opposition failed to capture local bodies' seats and it was their political death that was why they were stressing for minus one formula , he added.
About Panama Leaks, he said that PM Nawaz Sharif did not own any offshore company where as Imran Khan and his sister owned offshore companies but strangely opposition had no objection on their companies.
He said that politically rejected opposition had no agenda but to protest on roads, but they were further loosing their credibility because of their negative and anti-development stance.
He said that Pakistan would get rid of power load shedding by 2018. "We have injected 3500 MW of electricity in national grid while Gawadar port will also become operational. Surplus energy, well planned infrastructure and connectivity will usher in a new era of progress and prosperity as Foreign Direct Investment particularly by China has reinvigorated Pakistan economy."
To a question, Abid Sher said that Model Town tragedy was very painful and transparent and impartial investigation into this incident had been conducted. To another question, he said that civil and military leadership was on the same page and all strategic decisions were being taken with mutual understanding.
On this occasion, Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed said that Nawaz Sharif's name was never included in Panama Leaks but a vicious propaganda had been launched against him, adding that it was actually a deep rooted conspiracy to stop the pace of progress and prosperity initiated by the PML-N government.
He claimed that Punjab government in collaboration with federal government launched one of the biggest social sector development programmes which would make Pakistan a fully developed country with in the coming decade.