LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here Friday which offered thanks over the glorious success of the Pakistan Muslim League-N candidates in all three phases of local bodies’ elections in the province.
The chief minister congratulated political team of the PML-N and said this victory was due to the grace of Allah Almighty and the deep love of the masses.
He said people had expressed full confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif with the power of their vote.
He said the results of local bodies’ elections had authenticated the transparency of general elections of 2013 and gave a befitting reply to the elements that were trying to create hurdles in national development and prosperity of the masses.
The chief minister said that the mandate of the people will be honoured and such candidates will be brought forward as the heads of local bodies’ institutions who were honest and infused with a spirit of public service.
He said newly-elected members of local bodies’ should devote themselves to the service of the masses.
Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Malik Nadeem Kamran, Members National Assembly Hamza Shehbaz, Pervaiz Malik, Senator Saud Majeed, Member Provincial Assembly Mansha Ullah Butt, former MPA Sami Ullah Khan and senior officials were also present.