Lahore (August 14, 2018): President Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that we have not learnt from the past.
In his message on the occasion of Independence Day, he said: “We have gone astray. We have to learn from our mistakes.” He renewed his pledge to play an active role of the opposition in the National Assembly.
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He said we have to decide our future ourselves.
He reiterated that PML-N will play an effective role of the opposition in the National Assembly.
Separately, in a tweet, the PML-N leader paid a rich tribute to those who sacrificed their lives and property for creation of the country.
Independence Day is a day of thanksgiving; a day to remember how Muslims of sub-continent came together under the inspiring leadership of Quaid-i-Azam to carve out a homeland for themselves. Today I pay my rich tributes to those who sacrificed everything 2 achieve this country-ss
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) August 14, 2018
Earlier today, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan felicitated the nation on Independence Day as he vowed to realise Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Iqbal’s vision for Pakistan.
In his message to the nation on the occasion of Independence Day, the PTI chief, also the country’s prime minister-in-waiting, tweeted.
14 Aug 2018: On this Independence Day I am filled with the greatest optimism. Despite our grave economic crises, due to corruption & cronyism, I know if we are united in our resolve, we will rise to the challenge & Pak will become the great nation envisaged by our Quaid & Iqbal pic.twitter.com/T4EM7kToDE
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 13, 2018
President, PM Felicitate Nation
President Mamnoon Hussain and Caretaker Prime Minister retired justice Nasir-ul-Mulk on Tuesday extended heartiest felicitations to all countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day.
In their separate messages, both the leaders said the day refreshes our enthusiasm and rejuvenates the resolve to work for the progress and prosperity of motherland.
The president in his message on the occasion said that Pakistan is a blessing of Almighty Allah and a haven for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent.He said economic problems being faced by Pakistan and the complex issues confronting it can only be overcome by following the teachings of its founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Iqbal in their true spirit.
In his message, the PM said August 14 reminds us of the epic democratic struggle of our forefathers for securing a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent where they could fashion their lives according to their religious, cultural and social values.
He said the Unswerving commitment to the ideals of the Quaid and following the principle of ‘Unity, Faith and Discipline’ would certainly help us overcome our present-day challenges and make Pakistan a self-reliant, economically vibrant and a prosperous country.The day dawned with thirty-one gun salute in the Federal Capital and twenty-one gun salute in the provincial headquarters.