LAHORE – Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has reacted over the news of the corruption involved in the Multan Metro bus service.
He said that propaganda over Multan metro project is false and bogus allegations were leveled against the government.
Sharif addressed a press conference in the provincial capital and said that there should be an indiscriminate action against corruption and for accountability otherwise the nation would bring a revolution.
He denied the allegations of pocketing Rs 3 billion bribe in Multan metro project. He further announced to serve legal notices to a private media outlet and senior member of Pakistan People’s Party, Aitzaz Ahsan.
CM Sharif said that he served the impoverished community through day and night and that those branding him corrupt should be ashamed. He said that the critics would know if in his shoes, that to be in power is not a bed of roses.
He criticised a private media outlet saying that it was promoting a culture of lies. Everyone has to die and there no shroud comes with a pocket to keep the money earned.
CM Sharif said that he is accountable to the Punjab Assembly and around eleven crore people of the province.