LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that those playing with national economy will never be forgiven by the history and every moment of so-called protest is costing Pakistan millions of rupees
Talking to various delegations of the PML-N here Wednesday, he said the elements staging sit-in in Islamabad want to create political instability in the country and push the nation towards poverty and unemployment
The CM said that those resorting to protest politics in the name of the masses have forgotten the problems and hardships of the distressed people of North Waziristan.
He said the displaced brethren and sisters of Khyber PK who are rendering sacrificing for securing the future of the country deserve a better treatment but they have been ignored by the rulers and politicians of KP. Shahbaz said Punjab government is extending all out help and assistance to the displaced persons in their moment of trial and will continue to make every effort for their rehabilitation.
The chief minister said that Pak Army has launched a historic operation to root out terrorism from the country.
He said successful operation of armed forces against terrorists at Samungali and Khalid Airbase Quetta is highly commendable and the brave officers and jawans of Pak Army thwarted the nefarious designs of the terrorists. Shahbaz said the operation is achieving tremendous successes.
He said that the protesting elements should know that even a single moment to change the sorrows of the nation into happiness is precious. He said after the agreement, announcement by Imran Khan to march on the Parliament is another U-turn and no patriotic Pakistani can make such an attack on an important national institution.
Shahbaz said those who have launched attack on Islamabad want to destroy democracy in the country.
He said politics of confrontation and chaos will damage national economy and 180 million people of Pakistan including government servants, labourers, cultivators, teachers and the future generation will have to bear the brunt of that turmoil.