QUETTA (Dunya News) – Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday has claimed that minus-one formula against him has failed and that the people of Pakistan have instead added a plus to the equation speaking out in his favour.
Addressing the rally at Ayub Stadium on the death anniversary of Mahmood Khan Achakzai’s father Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai, Nawaz Sharif directed to remove bullet proof glass from the dais and said, “I removed it so that you can see me clearly.” He said that his all the politics is based on an ideology and he respects it.
He reiterated that he is being subjected to revenge in the name of accountability, claiming that the people of Pakistan have rejected Supreme Court (SC) decision of disqualifying him.
Commenting on the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references, the former premier said that no corruption charge has been found against him so far. “Judicial authorities declared me dishonest and ousted me for not taking salary from my son,” he continued.
The former premier assured to lead Pakistan towards development by ensuring supremacy of constitution and law. He said that Abdul Samad Khan Achakzai preferred to be sentenced instead of compromising on principles and democracy. My relationship with Balochistan is strong and unbreakable, he added.
He said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) are united.
Roads and motorways are being constructed in the province to provide transportation facilities to the citizens, he continued.
Expressing solidarity with Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Nawaz Sharif said that he will always support PMAP chief as he is on the right path. Pakistan will progress further with the betterment of Balochistan, he stated.
Referring to the work done to eradicate power loadshedding, Sharif said that the nation was bearing power outages for 20 hours before PML-N took charge of the government but now, the energy crises have been overcome at maximum level. Why no one held accountable those who dragged the country into darkness, he asked.
Bashing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, he said the ‘former cricketer’ opposed Metro bus project in Lahore and now he himself was trying to start the same project in Peshawar.