General election 2018 to be referendum on development: Ahsan

General election 2018 to be referendum on development: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that the General Election 2018 would actually be referendum of development and those working for progress would emerge as victorious.


"Nawaz Sharif has made PML(N) the ideology of development and those who want to see Pakistan as prosperous and developed country have become the voters and supporters of the PML-N," the minister said while speaking at the opening ceremony of Korang Bridge built on Korang Nullah Bani Gala here.


He said the incumbent government had initiated lot of mega projects from Gilgit-Baltistan to Karachi to lead the country towards progress and development.


He said the journey to progress would continue and nobody could beat Pakistan Muslim League (N).


Imran Khan who is in habit of finding faults in every institution and development project, was spreading disappointment in the country, he added.


During the next general election, PML-N would sweep next general election on the basis of its performance.


If Imran Khan gives suggestions about how to bring about improvement in cricket, it is acceptable but if he delivers sermons on development, it would be unacceptable as he is not an experienced person.The man who had never governed a union council, how he would run the country having a large population.


Imran Khan in his recent interview admitted that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf could have miserably failed due to lack of experience, had they won the general election.


He said that PML-N won the general election of 2013 on the promises of development and it fulfilled its them.


The minister said that in 2013 Pakistan was considered the most dangerous country of the world due to terrorism and deteriorating law and order, but with Nawaz Sharif's efforts the country has become safe and secured.


He said that due to the policies of Nawaz Sharif, peace has been restored in Karachi and Balochistan.


He said that Nawaz Sharif launched first-ever mega projects in Balochistan and built motorway from Gwadar to Karachi.


The project of Kachhi Canal  has also been initiated in Dera Bugti which would provide water to around 72,000 acres of land.


The projects like Lowari Tunnel, which was stopped for the last 70 years in Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, wascompleted by Nawaz Sharif.


Nawaz Sharif gave the gift of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to the nation besides linking entire country by motorways.


Imran Khan he said criticized the building of road network because he did not know the importance of roads in the development of the country.


The masses could get education and health facilities through roads adding if roads were not important then why China was spending billions of rupees on building roads to link South and Middle East.


Imran Khan talks about hospital by giving examples of France and Germany but he failed to establish any modern hospital in KP during last four years.


Shehbaz Sharif launched three metro bus projects during last three years but KP government failed to establish a single metro despite cooperation of the federal government.


The minister said that on the one hand Imran Khan was blaming that there was no law for the powerful but on the other hand he himself was not appearing before Election Commission for the last three years.


Nawaz Sharif appeared before the joint investigation team with his whole family and made his three generations accountable before the court.


The minister said that Imran Khan was not presenting his funding record before the Election Commission.


Terming Sheikh Rashid and Imran Khan as anti-development, he said that both these persons were involved in destablization of the country.


Earlier Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry said that the Korang Bridge had been established at a cost of Rs 125 million.


He said that NA-120 bye election was a verdict against the conspirators.


He said that Panama papers case was a conspiracy against the country adding that Nawaz Sharif's corruption could not be proved.


Nawaz Sharif fulfilled his promises which he made with public in 2013 and made Pakistan a peaceful and prosperous country.


He said that in NA-49 record development projects were completed.





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