LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the loud echo of the public opinion of the Lodhran by-election will be heard in the 2018 general elections.

He said that every constituency of Pakistan will act as the Lodhran constituency in the 2018 general elections and Niazi Sahib should know very clearly that decision are taken by the thumbs of the people, not the finger of umpire.

Addressing the public representatives and the workers, Shehbaz Sharif said that PML-N government has won the hearts of the people by public service, our measures won the hearts and historic projects have been launched in the education, health, agriculture and other sectors.

He said that the country is moving on the path of economic revolution for prominent place in the international community and self-reliance.

He said that the PML-N government has taken praiseworthy measures for the social and economic uplift of the country and has created new economic opportunities due to revolutionary economic policies.

He said that the PML-N government keeps its focus on the public service amid false allegations, adding, the people support the leadership which ignored the offer of $5 billion of the US and made Pakistan the first atomic power of the Islamic world.

Shehbaz said PML-N rid the nation of energy crisis and loadshedding. He said  those who create hurdles are not well-wishers of the country and the nation will not forgive those who obstructed the progress and pushed the country towards problems. He said those doing politics of allegations, lies and dual standards are not the well-wishers of the country.

He said that negative elements have shown poor performance in their province and the people of the KPK are also annoyed with those who raise empty slogans as these elements do not wish that Pakistan moves forward and problems of the people are resolved.

He said that politics is the name of serving the nation with honesty and dedication.

He said that there will be only politics of public service now and there is no room for the politics of allegations.

Selfless service of the public is his mission and he will continue discharging the duty of the public service till his last breath, he said.