LAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday vowed to defeat the conspiracies to destabilise the government and democracy with the backing of the people and reiterated that the government will continue to concentrate its attention to resolve crisis facing the country including loadshedding.

Talking to Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif here, the Prime Minister said that the people of Pakistan are with the government and democracy and the government would not leave them alone at the mercy of the vested interests.

During the meeting, overall political situation in the country, unfortunate tragedy after the PTI public meeting in Multan, compensation to flood affectees and security arrangements during Muharram came under detailed review. 

The Prime Minister asked the Chief Minister to rehabilitate the flood affectees on priority basis and ensure foolproof security arrangements in Lahore and other cities during Muharram ul Haram.

Nawaz Sharif said that action will be taken against the responsible of Multan tragedy after a transparent inquiry. He expressed the confidence that the government would overcome the political crisis created by vested interests who are creating hurdles in the development of the country.

He said that these people are the real enemies of the country.

The Prime Minister said those staging protest sit-ins have been exposed and people are not backing them. As a result the leaders of sit ins have become disappointed and were now searching for the alternatives to get a safe exit, he said.

Shahbaz Sharif briefed the Prime Minister that entire machinery of the province was in action to help the flood affectees and in addition to relief goods, cash compensation will be ensured to every one for the loss of lives, property, crops and cattle heads.

He said that he has already issued direction to Inspector General Police Punjab to make all the arrangements for peace during Muharram.