LAHORE - PML-N rules only 60 per cent of the countrys population and it should stop pretending to be as the Opposition, said Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, senior central leader of PML-Q.
During a consultative meeting with party members held at his residence on Wednesday, he claimed that people know that Sharif brothers have all along been privy to the decisions of the federal government resulting in an unending wave of inflation, sky rocketing prices, rising crime rate and unprecedented corruption in the country since 2008.
The meeting was held to review the relief activities being carried out by PML-Q in the flood stricken areas of Punjab.
He alleged that Sharif Brothers were equally responsible in the countrys present crises as their coalition partners.
PML-Q leader advised the Sharif brethren to abandon their hypocritical politics and confess their part in the countrys present dismal state of affairs.
Pervaiz said that this year during the holy month of Ramazan the prices of basic food items had gone beyond the common mans reach and instead of shifting blame on others, they should have admit their failure in keeping the prices down.
He accused both Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif of exploiting the much needed government resources for their vested political gains during the floods.
Pervaiz also criticised Shahbaz Sharif for his alleged poor disaster management skills during the floods, which he claimed was the cause of poor men miseries in the flood hit-areas of Punjab.
He lauded the relief and rehabilitation efforts of PML-Q for the victims of floods and urged them to continue helping their countrymen devastated by the colossal calamity.
200 spray pumps sent to flood-hit areas Acting upon the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Health Department has sent 200 spray pumps, three big and eight small fogging machines to Muzaffargarh for door to door spray and fogging at mass level to control malaria and other diseases in the affected areas.
According to Secretary Health Punjab Fawad Hassan Fawad, spray campaign on war footing basis has been launched in the flood-affected areas to check the mosquito growth and malaria fever.
He further said Health Department had so far provided 74 trucks of medicines to the flood-affected districts and on 31 August 2 more trucks of medicines have been sent to Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts.
The secretary further said all possible medical relief was being provided to the flood affectees and so far doctors had provided medical treatment to the 11,81,562 persons in flood-hit areas.

This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 02-Sep-2010 here.