PML-N President Mian Nawaz Sharif has ruled out postponement of general elections saying the upcoming polls will take place on time.

“Country is passing through critical juncture of its history. General elections are need of hour, therefore; postponement of elections stands ruled out. Polls will do take place and will be held as per schedule”, he said this while talking to visiting Indian journalists Tuesday.

He condemned attack on Pakistan check post from Indian side saying bilateral firing on the borders will further worsen the ties. India and Pakistan should together evolve solution to the contentious issues. According Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India will bolster bilateral trade between the two countries, he hoped.  “If voted to power I will bring the relations between Pakistan and India to normalization”, he remarked.

Responding to a question that one man is going to stage long march he referred to an adverb meant “ how a penniless person can enjoy the festivities of a fair”, and said it will soon become clear to him what long march does mean.

Addressing SAFMA conference he said SAFMA and media had played pivotal role for promotion of peace. Population growth is on rise  ensuing economic challenges for the country, he added. Population of both Pakistan and India has surpassed one and a half billion mark , he pointed out.

Both the countries should mutually find solution to all the problems facing them  so that people friendly decisions could be taken, he stressed.

Pakistan was enriched with minerals therefore, India should make investment here, he underlined.