MUZAFFARGARH - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Ali Baba and 40 Thieves sitting in the Centre only love plundering, corruption and looting public wealth and they have no feelings for Pakistan. Addressing a big public meeting at Tehsil Alipur, some 100-km from here, Shahbaz Sharif claimed that corrupt rulers had ruined the county’s economy over the past four years.“The announcement regarding the establishment of a Seraiki Bank by Zardari in Southern Punjab is another well-conceived plan to commit dacoity on public wealth but the masses are well aware now and no ‘jugular’ could hoodwinked them anymore,” the CM elaborated.MPA Ahmed Yar Hinjra, Nawabzada Iftikhar Khan, Sardar Abdul Hayi Khan Dasti, Mian Muhammad Hussain Muna Sheikh, Mian Amjid Qureshi, Mian Ghulam Abbas Qureshi, MPA Qaswar Karim Langril, former MPA Syed Abdullah Shah Bukhari and others notables of the district were present on the occasion. Shahbaz Sharif declared that Ali Baba and 40 thieves would be buried politically through the power of vote by the masses in the next general elections. He pointed out that the PML-N under the leadership of Nawaz would put the country on the road to progress and prosperity and would steer it out of the current quagmire after coming to power. “We will build a new Pakistan where justice, merit, trust and honesty will prevailing; where there will be no corruption and exploitation,” Shahbaz Sharif explained, adding that he had made it clear to the Prime Minister at the energy conference held at Lahore that Ali Baba and 40 thieves were responsible for plunging the country into darkness. This corrupt clique even didn’t spare the guests of Allah pilgrims and sent abroad billions of rupees looted from them,” the CM claimed.Shahbaz Sharif vent off his emotions, saying that uncountable sacrifices were rendered for the creation of motherland. “The souls of those who rendered sacrifices will be perturbed that the national resources are being looted ruthlessly in Pakistan,” he added. He said that despite the lapse of 64 years, the Pakistan of the poor was still different from the Pakistan of the rich and elite. While referring to the incident of torture on an elderly teacher in Muzaffargarh, the chief minister vowed that he would not rest content until justice was done with the poor teacher. He expressed the hope that the PML-N would transform the country in accordance with the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif. He ruled that Pakistan would remain forever and it was a universal truth that nobody could changed. Shahbaz Sharif said that Pak Army Jawans buried under avalanche in Siachen were our brethren and the entire nation was praying for their safety. He said that on the one hand, sons of mothers, brothers of sisters and the brave soldiers of the country were in difficult situation whereas on the other it was being discussed what the Army was doing in Siachen. The chief minister said he wanted to make it clear to such foolish persons that brave Army jawans were performing their duties without caring for their life in the defence of motherland. Shahbaz Sharif disclosed that when India committed aggression and tried to capture Siachen in 1984, it was Army which had to go there for the defence of the country. The Punjab CM said that Pak Army was responsible for the sovereignty and security of the country and the entire nation stood by Pak Army in this hour of trial. Shahbaz also appreciated the performance of DCO Tahir Khursheed Chaudhry.Earlier, the Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated a number of development projects during his visit to Muzaffargarh District here on Friday. He also laid foundation stone of many projects. A warm welcome was accorded to the chief minister everywhere and banners inscribed with slogans of Shahbaz Sharif, “Shahbaz-e-Pakistan, Pakistan Ko Bachain Gey - Nawaz Sharif Ko Lain Gey” were displayed. The chief minister inaugurated Sidren Bypass and also inaugurated a Technical Collage for Boys near Bypass which completed with a cost of Rs19 million.