Burewala (February 15, 2018): Shehbaz Sharif asked where the 74 megawatts of energy was which the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government claims to have produced, while referring to Imran Khan as the ‘IG of Liars’.
The Punjab Chief Minister (CM) addressed to a rally in Burewala where he criticised the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and said that the KP government did not produce enough electricity to counter the energy crisis.
He said, “Imran Khan is not suited for politics and all liars will be defeated in the upcoming general elections..”
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“Projects for thousands of megawatts of energy have been installed and the promise to end power outages has been fulfilled in four and a half years,” he said, adding that KP government only produced 74 megawatt energy, asking where that electricity is.
“Niazi sb, you have just lied. You should go back home now as politics is not your forte,” said the PML-N leader.
“Khan and Zardari did nothing for their provinces, cant even show their faces in the provinces they have their government in,” said Shehbaz and added that they wish to halt progress in Punjab by calling strikes and holding sit-ins.Shehbaz further said that Zardari should bring back wealth looted from the country before he accuses other leaders of corruption.
“If we get a chance, we will turn Peshawar and Quetta in to the next Lahore,” added the PML-N leader.
Referring to PML-N’s recent surprise victory in NA-154 by-polls, the chief minister said Jahangir Tareen had spent billions, yet victory “by God was handed to a candidate who roamed among the people and not in helicopters”.
Shehbaz said the government has fulfilled its promises and has ensured that the country no longer faces power outages.Elaborating on the incumbent government’s other development initiatives, Shehbaz said the government has ensured building of roads in rural areas to facilitate the people. He also promised to better medical facilities in the rural areas of the province.
“There is a hospital under construction in Burewala. CT scan machines are being installed in all hospitals of Punjab.”
Shehbaz also promised the construction of an agricultural university in the area. As part of infrastructure development in Vehari, Shehbaz announced the construction of a bridge on river Sutlej.
Before reaching the rally venue, the chief minister of Punjab had inaugurated several education, infrastructure, health, sports and agriculture projects worth billion of Rupees in Vehari, Burewala and Mailsi.Shehbaz had inaugurated an E-library at Vehari’s sports stadium, a special education center, slow learners institute, Rescue 1122 service in Burewala district, a mobile health unit in Vehari District, up-gradation of DHQ Hospital to a 300-bed facility among other projects.
He announced that the PML-N government will establish agricultural university and medical college in Burewala if given power in the 2018 general elections.
Shehbaz Sharif claimed that they have provided subsidy worth billions on tube wells in Punjab and provided interest-free loans to small-scale farmers. He congratulated Iqbal Shah on his victory in the Lodhran by-election of NA-154.