Leaguers lauded decisions to make Nawaz Sharif ‘Quaid for Life’, welcomed Shahbaz as interim head


PESHAWAR, Feb 28 (APP):The veteran leaguers and workers of PMLN across the KP province here Wednesday highly lauded the decisions of Central Working Party (CWP) nominating Nawaz Sharif as Party ‘Quaid for Lifetime’ and CM Punajb Shahbaz Sharif as Interim President, saying the decision would make a great positive impact on the popularity graph of the party in the upcoming 2018 general elections.

The PMLN KP leaders and workers said the party would get further boost in the country under the leadership of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and congratulated them for becoming Quaid for Lifetime and Acting President of the Party respectively.

The leaguers expressed the hope that they would utilize all their skills and experiences to lead the party viz a viz take the workers alongside in upcoming election campaign likely to be held in July this year.

The move also thwarted the ill designs of the elements wanting to divide the PMLN, however, the credit goes to the PMLN leaders who demonstrated exemplary unity and discipline in their ranks and files by foiling all such negative designs.

The peaceful switching over of the party office strongly indicated that PMLN was united under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif which would give them a lot of dividends in the upcoming general election.

PMLN Parliamentary leader in KP Assembly, Sardar Auragzaib Nalota told APP that CWP has taken a right decision by approving the name of former PM Nawaz Sharif as ‘Quaid for Lifetime’ and elected Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif as Acting President and PMLN KP endorsed all these decisions.

Former PM Nawaz Sharif had made the country’s defense impregnable in 1998 and gave the gifts of CPEC, Motorways, Highways, Lowari Tunnel and Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital Swat besides revitalized the country’s economy, eliminated load shedding and terrorism in the country.
“Nawaz Sharif was national popular leader who can’t be separated from politics,” he said, adding the opponents were thinking that PMLN would split and its votes bank would slashed following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification but all their speculations were proved wrong as the party stand united and its vote bank was significantly enhanced as evident from Chakwal, Lahore and Lodhran by elections.

“The Lodhran by-election comfortably wins by PMLN was a trendsetter for 2018 general election and a clear signal of downfall of PTI due to negative and agitation politics of PTI leadership.”

He said, “the people of KP are fed up with politics of agitation and are now looking towards PMLN for solution of their problems.”
Nalota said after winning 2018 general election, Peshawar would be brought at par with Lahore in terms of development and the long sense of deprivation of people of KP would be removed.

“Getting PMLN’s ticket in Punjab is considered as guarantee of winning election as evident from Chakwal, Lodhran and Lahore by-polls results and PMLN would given party ticket strictly on merit in KP,” he said.

He said Punjab has made tremendous progress in all sectors during last ten years under Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif where people were provided state of the art transport facilities in the shape of Metro buses besides laid a network of roads, motorways, highways, hospitals and educational institutes.

The agriculture reforms and subsidy on urea and others type of fertilizers in Punjab, has increased per acres production of wheat besides brought prosperity in the lives of farmers and agriculture growers.

Work on state of the art Metro Train project in Lahore was in full swing that upon completion would provide safe and quality communication facilities to people, he maintained.

Sardar Saleh Muhammad Khan MPA also termed the election of CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif as Acting President and ex PM Nawaz Sharif as Quaid for life was inclusive and right decision that would take the party to new height of popularity besides paving way to achieve landslide victory in 2018 general elections.

“Shahbaz Sharif was the best available option for the Office of PMLN President keeping in view high long political services for the party and massive record development works of Punjab,” he remarked.

PMLN MPA Rushad Khan and leader Hamza Khan also endorsed the CWP decisions and congratulated Nawaz Shairf and Shahbaz Sharif for becoming Quaid for Life and Acting President PMLN respectively.

They expressed the hope that both the leaders would continue their efforts for further strengthening of the party and serve their countrymen with best of their skills and abilities to address their problems besides taking the country on road to progress and development.