WEB DESK: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has vowed the terrorists and elements pursuing agitation agenda will not be allowed to sabotage government’s development agenda.
He was addressing groundbreaking ceremony of 392-kilometer six-lane Sukkur-Multan Motorway, M-5, in Sukkur on Friday.
The Prime Minister said evil designs of the opponents of development will be frustrated and his government will continue sincerely and honestly work for the welfare and prosperity of the people.
He said transparency is the hallmark of all mega development projects initiated and completed by his government in its all three tenures.
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said nobody could accuse the government of committing the corruption of even a single penny in development projects. The Transparency International has also issued clean chit to all the projects launched to facilitate the public and generate job opportunities.
The Prime Minister said not only in the economic field, but his government has also made great efforts to make the country’s defence impregnable. He called that his government conducted nuclear tests to give a strong reply to India’s explosions in 1998.
The Prime Minister said today’s Pakistan is much better than it was three years ago. He said terrorism incidents have decreased, law and order situation in Balochistan and Karachi has improved and economy strengthened.
Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan would be linked with all regional countries including China, Iran, Afghanistan and Central Asian States through a wide network of motorways, which will bring progress for the Pakistan.
He said if his previous government was not toppled, Pakistan today would have been a prosperous and stronger nation.
The Prime Minister reiterated the pledge to eradicate energy crisis in the country during his present tenure. At the same time, the electricity tariff will also be decreased. Thirty percent tariff already been reduced and it will be further cut down in the coming days.
Acting Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Zhao Lijian said his country is funding the construction of this section of motorway. He said it will not only create job opportunities and improve well being of local people but also improve transportation infrastructure in the country.