Have to complete projects initiated by Nawaz: PM Abbasi


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while lauding Nawaz Sharif’s term, said on Tuesday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s manifesto is to complete the projects laid by the former prime minister.

The PM was addressing the PML-N general council session at Convention Centre Islamabad.

He said that former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged; however, to this day people do not accept the charges against him.

“The court gave a verdict against us on July 28 but history is a witness that no one accepted the verdict,” said the PM.

He said that in the next general elections after June, people will give a decision in favour of Nawaz Sharif.

Today, the PML-N has re-elected former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party’s president for a period of four years. Nawaz has been elected unopposed as no one else contested against him.

On Monday, the PML-N central working committee approved an amendment to the party’s constitution, paving Nawaz’s way to lead the party following his disqualification from the Supreme Court.

A controversial clause in the bill — which was heavily criticised by the opposition — allows politicians disqualified from holding public office to lead political parties.






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