LODHRAN-PML-N MNA Rehman Khan Kanjoo has said that present government successfully countered a number of challenges during the past two years and is taking the country towards progress and prosperity.

Talking to the media here in connection with local body elections, the MNA appealed to the party workers and office-bearers to uphold interest of the party and move forward with unity and teamwork so that the PML-N could emerge victorious in the LG poll in district.

­He said that preparations for the upcoming local bodies elections had been started and strong candidates would be fielded across the district.

He said that consultation with fellows, senior citizens leaders, voters and the party leadership was underway to select best candidates for the LG elections.

He said that with the cooperation of the Federal and Provincial Government, a 40-bed Hospital in Kehror Pakka, Passport office and Rescue 1122 office had been approved and working will start on the projects as soon as funds would be released.

To a question, he ruled out his resign, saying that the political opponents were spreading rumours about his resignation to get cheap publicity.

These are such people who had his father Muhammad Sadique Khan martyred and now trying to pressurize him and wanted to get him out of the way, he claimed.

He said that in the past 14 years, self-created rumours were being spread by these people. He will clinch the victory because district Lodhran public is very strongly support him.