LAHORE – PML-N President Nawaz Sharif has underscored the need to forge unity to counter terrorism which has permeated the country.

If PML-N was voted to power in the next elections, it would end terrorism and corruption in the country with the cooperation of all stakeholders, Nawaz said, talking to Tehrik-e-Hazara Province Chairman Sardar Yousaf who called on him at Raiwind on Monday.

Nawaz Sharif said end to terrorism and corruption was a must to lead the country to progress and development, adding PML-N would do it on coming to power.

Sardar Yousaf, at the meeting, said had decided to rejoin PML-N, adding a formal announcement in this regard would be made by him at a public meeting in Mansehra soon. He also invited Nawaz Shafif to a public meeting which he accepted.

The PML-N chief welcomed return of Sardar Yousaf to his party and said, on coming to power, he would launch special projects for the development of Hazara.

Sardar Yousaf said PML-N was his home and he had come back to it. He said today the whole country was with Nawaz Sharif as only he could steer the country out of crises. He assured Nawaz Sharif of working wholeheartedly for making PML-N stronger in Hazara where the party had bright prospects of victory in the next elections.