Published On: Thu, Mar 16th, 2023
Published in Category: Islamabad

Govt making all-out efforts to bring economy out of prevailing quagmire: PM

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ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said he has put at stake his politics to save the state.

“ a man considers himself above law. He is ready to go to rallies but he finds it difficult to go to courts. Pakistan is facing economic, political and foreign challenges, he said this while Talking to a delegation of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors in Islamabad on Wednesday,

He held that the incumbent coalition government is making all-out efforts to bring the economy out of prevailing quagmire and put the country ahead on path of development and prosperity.

He observed the fears of default have been ended now due to prudent policies of the government implemented during its eleven months' rule.

About ongoing talks with International Monetary Fund, the Prime Minister expressed the confidence that agreement with the IMF would be inked very soon.

He said the government has to accept the tough conditions of the IMF due to the previous government's agreement.

He said the present government is cognizant of the sufferings of common people due to prevailing situation.

The Prime Minister lauded role of all the coalition partners for running government's affairs effectively saying that the government is united and moving ahead to bring the country out of current situation.

Replying to a question about election he said “being PML-N president I have directed my party that nomination papers should be filed in Punjab and KP forthwith. It is happening unluckily for the first time in 75 years that polls are being held in two provinces and are not being held in two provinces. What will be its results, the time will tell.

He went on to say no party including PML-N can escape election. We are extending full fledged cooperation in this entire process. We will go alongside election commission in whatever decisions it makes.

The population census process has been started in the country, he said adding funds have also been provided.

Election will take place on time, he said adding this is a constitutional requirement. If polls are held on time then constitution, law and state will gain strength.

He underscored that PML-N has always respected the courts. The entire PML-N leadership including Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Rana Sana Ullah have appeared in the courts. Fake cases were registered against Nawaz Sharif. Fake drug case was registered against Rana Sana Ullah. No one took suo motu notice at that time.