LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that effective implementation of National Action Plan against terrorism is yielding positive results and the whole nation has displayed unprecedented unity for the eradication of this menace.

He was talking to assembly members of various districts who met him, on Thursday. He said that a decisive action was being taken against terrorists and their facilitators. He said that there was no room for extremism, terrorism and sectarianism in the country.

The chief minister said that the PML-N government was striving to steer the country out of quagmire of problems and was providing relief to the masses in the real sense. He said that every effort was being made to raise the living standard of the deprived segments of the society and a number of programme are being implemented successfully for the welfare and uplift of the poor and less-privileged people.

“The PML-N is serving the people of the province selflessly for the last seven years and this process will continue in future as well. A corruption-free culture has been promoted in the province and even the opponents of the government cannot level allegation of corruption of a single penny in this regard,” the CM held.

The chief minister further said that the visit of Chinese President to Pakistan was a game changer and the historic economic package of 46 billion dollars given by China would usher in a new era of progress and prosperity in the country. He said that no effort would be spared for the speedy completion of energy projects and the promise to remove darkness from the country will be fulfilled.

He said that the results of Local Bodies elections in Cantonment Boards have given a befitting reply to those who were leveling allegations of rigging in Elections 2013. He said that people have elected those who could serve them selflessly while rejected the elements who believed in the politics of protest.