‘Liars’ Imran, Zardari will be defeated in upcoming elections: Shehbaz

  • CM inaugurates projects worth billions during Burewala visit


BUREWALA: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif, during a gathering of party workers at Burewala on Thursday termed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari as liars and claimed that Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) would sweep the next general elections, “defeating both the liars”.

Criticising political rivals, Punjab CM stated that Imran Khan was an “IG of liars” adding that “Khan and Zardari did nothing their provinces and cannot even show their faces in the provinces they have their government in”.

He further suggested that both the leaders wished to halt progress in Punjab by calling strikes, however, PML-N would not let their agenda be fulfilled.

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 into the next Lahore,” said 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”.

He also said the government has fulfilled its promises and has ensured that the country no longer faces power outages. Punjab CM added that building of roads in rural areas ensured people’s progress and also promised to upgrade 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 and a construction of a bridge on river Sutlej.

Before reaching the rally venue, Shehbaz inaugurated an E-library at Vehari’s sports stadium, a special education center and a slow learners institute.

He also inaugurated Rescue 1122 service in Burewala district, a mobile health unit in Vehari District and ordered up-gradation of DHQ Hospital to a 300-bed facility.


On the other hand, CM Shehbaz inaugurated different projects during his visit to Burewala and inaugurated several projects completed with a cost of billions of rupees. He also laid the foundation stones of a number of development projects.

During the visit, the chief minister inaugurated the new emergency block at the DHQ Hospital Vehari which was completed with a cost of Rs62.50 crore. He inaugurated the E-Library at the Sports Stadium Vehari established with an amount of Rs9.20 crore and the Government Special Education Centre Azeemabad completed with an amount of Rs8.30 crore. He also inaugurated a Rescue 1122 office in Burewala and the Arazi Record Centre completed with an amount of Rs5.60 crore.

Shehbaz also laid the foundation stone of water supply projects, rehabilitation and expansion of sewerage schemes for Mailsi and adjoining areas, new Government Girls High School Sharqi Colony, Shehbaz Sharif Ring Road and project of comprehensive water supply and sewerage scheme in Vehari.


Earlier, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif strongly condemned the horrific incident of shooting that took place at a school in Florida.

He expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the deaths, and extended sympathies to the bereaved families.

He also prayed for an early recovery of the injured.

The chief minister said that targeting innocents anywhere in the world was a highly condemnable act, and sympathies of the Pakistani nation were with the families of the victims.


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