Nawaz invites youth to 'make a new Pakistan' with him

Published: May 19, 2012

PML-N chief vows to make a 'new Pakistan', says country's future is in danger in the hands of current rulers. PHOTO: NNI/ FILE

HAFIZABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, reaching out to youth during his rally in Hafizabad on Saturday, said that he has faith in them, as they will lead the country forward. “Nawaz Sharif is still young. His determination is young, courage is also young,” he boomed.

“We are determined to make a new Pakistan. You help us and we will help you. Together we will make a new Pakistan,” Nawaz said while addressing participants.

The party leader stated that he had not come to the city to summon votes or to run for elections, however, he went on to bash the ruling government and said that it won’t be long till the current rulers face defeat. “I have come to tell you that the country’s future is in danger.”

He further went on to boast about his party’s achievements during its years in power. “Remember the era of Nawaz Sharif. Everything was cheaper… the poor would live a life of honour, had food to eat, children would go to schools. And look at today’s situation,” he compared.

“Corruption is at its peak, and people are tired of the inflation and joblessness.”

The PML-N has been rallying across the country as part of a protest movement launched to force Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to step down from office after he was convicted for contempt by the Supreme Court.

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Reader Comments (64)

  • Soul
    May 19, 2012 - 9:11PM

    Do i Laugh or do i cry ?

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  • Blithe
    May 19, 2012 - 9:12PM

    Great!!!
    PML N all the way!!!

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  • Qaiser K. Ahmed
    May 19, 2012 - 9:16PM

    You talk about high goals. But you yourselves are unable to take a simple step to divorce the sitting government — resign.

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  • Dr.A.K.Tewari
    May 19, 2012 - 9:18PM

    Mia sb, are u younger than Hina Rabbani ? You are still the same ,no change . Try…,
    but this time the young nation is behind Hina . The nation is already in making .Wait for your chance, don’t be in hurry .

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  • menteliscio
    May 19, 2012 - 9:20PM

    that was quick!

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  • Bho
    May 19, 2012 - 9:21PM

    He has started copying IK word to word. Can’t wait for zardari to do the same.

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  • ReHaN
    May 19, 2012 - 9:26PM

    Sorry uncle, we are with PTI

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  • Fahad Zia
    May 19, 2012 - 9:26PM

    i can’t stop laughing… good one..

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  • Bho
    May 19, 2012 - 9:29PM

    Sir you have already given us a new Punjab during the past 4 years which is full of corruption, lawlessness, bribery and crime. And yeah it doesn’t even have electricity and gas, let alone cheap hospitals and education. I wonder what else ‘new’ you want to give to pakistan. Recommend

  • May 19, 2012 - 9:33PM

    I am sorry, but you are a bit late on this.

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  • Mwaqar
    May 19, 2012 - 9:34PM

    Youth should ask him,why did not you make Pakistan progressive country during your two terms?

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  • Bhoola
    May 19, 2012 - 9:46PM

    Sorry, Again what you were saying???

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  • KiJ
    May 19, 2012 - 9:50PM

    he means youth within his family…

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  • Azmat Ali
    May 19, 2012 - 9:56PM

    what a rally that was in Hafizabad

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  • Nasir Shah
    May 19, 2012 - 9:56PM

    Nawaz and youth, Lol.

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  • Pro Bono Publico
    May 19, 2012 - 9:59PM

    @Qaiser K. Ahmed:
    Mian Sahib: first ask your sons to return from UK, and become your partners in rebuilding (not contracting though).

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  • Concerned
    May 19, 2012 - 10:02PM

    Younger generation would look for a new leader who is clean and can deliver on the promises made by him. I am afraid Mr NS does not qualify both parameters keeping in view of his past record.

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    May 19, 2012 - 10:09PM

    Its a strange demand from Mian Sahib’s opponents that PML(N) should resign from elected parliament. Is it opposition’s duty to resign and punish itself if government could not deliver? In politics, vaccume is filled immediately. PTI is still in no mood to contest elections, therefore vaccume left by PML(N) will be filled with PPP and its allies. This is what PTI wants? Pleae keep these wise demands for yourself. Resignations and boycott is symbol of PTI. PML(N) is a party of people, it cannot leave them unrepresented for one moment.

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  • Logic Europe
    May 19, 2012 - 10:16PM

    He is desperate ,it shows, he should join PTI if he wants to be in some kind of power

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  • F
    May 19, 2012 - 10:28PM

    My response: PTI.

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  • Blithe
    May 19, 2012 - 10:32PM

    @Bho:
    Copying IK?!?!?!?!

    The only difference is that of sanity.
    PML N is asking govt and it’s allies to resign (ppp, MQM and ANP).
    PTI is insisting that the federal opposition resigns (go figure?!?!?).

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  • PhD_Norway
    May 19, 2012 - 10:33PM

    seriously Main sahib :) and how is the president of PMLN youth wing??? let me guess!!! Capt Safdar

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  • Ehtesham Qamar
    May 19, 2012 - 10:40PM

    Oh my God. This is so hilarious. Nawaz Shariff says “it won’t be long till the current rulers face defeat”. Wake up Mr Khadim e ala. You are the current ruler. You govern 60% of Pakistan. You have been in power for 5 times one way or the other. Please show some mercy and leave us alone. Perhaps many things were not under your control for the last four years but what about the things that you had the power to change. What have you done to reform Police. Have you done anything to improve law and order, education or healthcare. You want another five years. Why are we such a cursed nation? . Oh Allah, I realize we are sinful people but how long are you going to torture us. I beg for your mercy and ask for your help to get rid of our corrupt rulers.Recommend

  • am
    May 19, 2012 - 11:49PM

    such a copy cat the whole nation knows imran khan being saying “we will build a new pakistan “

    nawaz has no vision just copy laptop scheme from india,yellow cab.sasti rotty,

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  • ALi Tanoli
    May 19, 2012 - 11:51PM

    Imran Khan is young and hero to many youngs in pakistan i guess he will be PM this time
    if ISI stays away from the poling stations.

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  • May 20, 2012 - 12:08AM

    Wait a sec..I heard These Lines Before..I.K Should get Copy Rights of His speeches lol ,Otherwise Every Second so called Youth Lover will start copying …as in Above Article…

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    May 20, 2012 - 12:16AM

    Majority of youth is already with PML(N). Only non voting youth is fooling PTI.

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  • Umer
    May 20, 2012 - 1:10AM

    No Thanks. :D

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  • maz3tt
    May 20, 2012 - 1:19AM

    everything is in black and white now.

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  • kazim
    May 20, 2012 - 1:22AM

    what are these words like boast and bash! ET should use non partisan wording and portray the news impartially

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  • s.ahmad
    May 20, 2012 - 1:23AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    U MAD BRO?
    I am 22, from Bahawalpur and will vote PTI in coming elections 2013. Get this thing out of your heads that PTI is only supported by O/A level boys.

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  • Blithe
    May 20, 2012 - 2:07AM

    @kazim:
    Agreed , this article was not up to journalistic
    standards. It wasn’t supposed to be an opinion price
    for ET to be using such words.

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  • Faraz
    May 20, 2012 - 2:08AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    You are delusional Chaudary saab, I am no PTI supporter (or anybody’s supporter for that matter) but Nawaz??? can’t even think of voting for someone who has been tried and tested time and time again and failed increasingly with each successive term!

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  • Rizwan
    May 20, 2012 - 2:38AM

    Main sahib now you are trying to copy PTI

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    May 20, 2012 - 3:03AM

    @ s. ahmad, I am not sure that I should congratulate Imran on having his first supporter in Bahawalpur or feel sorry on your poor selection.

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  • curious
    May 20, 2012 - 3:57AM

    Does that mean he will give away his millions to the youth of Pakistan for free?

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  • Abid Malik
    May 20, 2012 - 4:30AM

    Nawaz has lost his ground. Youth want direction and vision that is badly missing in PMLN. Nawaz and his bunch of family members can’t fool any more. They have enough of the pie so far They didn’t deserve it in first place. Bye Bye Mian Sb.

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  • True Muslim Paki
    May 20, 2012 - 5:06AM

    We’ll make new Pakistan with PTI & DPC. Just wait until election & we’ll pack u off.

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  • Adeel Syed
    May 20, 2012 - 5:18AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    You Sir are a troll like no other. Probably the only supporter of PML-N on ET. How does it feel to be so lonely, please enlighten me.

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  • Imran Con
    May 20, 2012 - 6:21AM

    @ALi Tanoli:
    Imran Khan is what… close to 60? Either my definition of ‘young’ is a lot different or you’re 90.

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  • Farhan
    May 20, 2012 - 6:40AM

    Yep, lets give him another chance – maybe he will get it right this time. Or else lets give him more chances thereafter too, afterall its his right. If he fails, lets give his kids, uncles, aunts a chance too – maybe they will get right. We are intelligent voters, we know what we are doing.

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  • salman
    May 20, 2012 - 6:45AM

    i think it is a bit too late for nawaz sharif.
    Majority of the youth supports Imran Khan

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  • May 20, 2012 - 7:11AM

    Nawaz Sharif basically represents businessmen’s interests. Whether they are young or old it does’t matter.

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    May 20, 2012 - 7:23AM

    @ Faraz, Mian Sahib’s both terms as PM were interrupted in half way. How can an elected leader be tried and tested in short period of time?

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  • Hicker
    May 20, 2012 - 8:20AM

    The youth helped you twice and what did you do? Made fortune for yourself? Please don’t tell me the oldies about motorway and nukes..

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  • Mohsin
    May 20, 2012 - 8:29AM

    This man loves to copy Imran Khan. Maybe he thinks he looks like him too….

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  • a&a
    May 20, 2012 - 8:48AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    don’t live in fools paradise, NS will be history in 2013, all young & old are with IK. . . .!!

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  • Observer
    May 20, 2012 - 8:57AM

    This is another loser waiting to be chief again. He wants to make a new Pakistan because the old Pakistan that he has robbed and plundered is broke. Now he wants a new one so he can rob and plunder it again or give it to his children to rob. What a bunch of losers

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  • Noor
    May 20, 2012 - 9:12AM

    wake up cap safdar maryam and hamza

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  • Silent Observer
    May 20, 2012 - 9:21AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad: you should console Mian saab for losing another vote from Bahawalpur or rethink your selection.

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  • eyeing propaganda
    May 20, 2012 - 9:50AM

    How shamelessly Mian Sahib (PMLN) copies IK (PTI) is not even funny. Sorry sir, u are too late PTI train with youth on board has left the platform long time ago.

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  • Salman
    May 20, 2012 - 1:36PM

    Why u need youth support now by the way….
    As per ur statement u have already brought revolution in 99…
    :-)

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  • Khorram
    May 20, 2012 - 3:24PM

    Nawaz sharif is a experienced leader and only leader loaded with ethics who can guide us through.

    He liberalized the economy in 91, made private banks in his first tenure.made infrastructure despite 101odds .his struggle is now 32years and if we give him one term of 5 yrs then I bet we will beat turkey and become an example of developing states.

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  • Paindu
    May 20, 2012 - 6:55PM

    This guy is the biggest hypocrite, I remember he criticized the PTI jalsa in Lahore because there was music, if any of you saw his jalsa in Hafizabad most of his songs were from the same playlist of the PTI jalsa. Not only that, the camera even caught his supporters fighting in the middle of his speech. Then he says to the public, because you guys came out for the jalsa I will ask Shahbaz to gift you something. Who does he think he is fooling other than the Noora’s (like Ch Allah Daad).

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  • Faizan
    May 20, 2012 - 11:55PM

    Too late Mian saab, Imran has won us already, without any laptops.Recommend

  • Kaleem
    May 21, 2012 - 12:44AM

    We are missing one voting stat here: Many of 40+ support NS more than IK. 15-35 support IK more than NS. In our society, many obedient kids would like to vote on Abba ji’s call. Interesting times coming in 2013 election :)

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  • Born Political
    May 21, 2012 - 12:50AM

    @Adeel Syed. You are wrong, sir. I support PML N as well because I personally think SS is better option than IK. IK becomes too negative about his opponents with calling them street names, this guy assumes he is only right person. Moreover, IK has not put any concrete plan to date about solutions of load shedding and inflation. I have seen SS delivering in Punjab, however PTI guys feel happy to put loadshedding, gas crisis, inflation etc, every charge on him. You guys better evaluate things neutrally.

    OK NS is not that good, but SS is better choice for me to become next prime minister.

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  • Anonymous
    May 21, 2012 - 1:25AM

    Why regret now Mian Sab when sparrows eaten all the seeds :) lol and plz get some good lines coz this is PTI trademark line:)Recommend

  • mujtaba
    May 21, 2012 - 3:35AM

    Nawaz Sharif is still young. His determination is young, courage is also young,” he boomed. ( Lets play hide and seek Mian sahib )

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    May 21, 2012 - 5:54AM

    Are we discussing in swinger or cover shot? If this news is regarding politics, then how come Mian Sahib is copying Imran? There is no comparison between the two. One was elected PM and other was only elected once as MNA. Except cricket playing countries, no one knows Imran, whereas in countries like Turkey and Saudi Arabia, Mian Nawaz Sharif is a household name.

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  • babar
    May 21, 2012 - 6:27AM

    my first reaction to this headline was hahahahhahahahhahahahha…. now you remember youth mr shareef ???? the youth has decided whom they are supporting and thats only PTI Now inshaAllah !!

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  • Hassan
    May 21, 2012 - 10:16AM

    @ Allah Daad

    I was in Argentina two years ago and i was introduced to a lady by my customer that i am from Pakistan and first thing she asked me was hows Imran khan doing as politician and Argentina is not cricket playing country:)

    BTW What difference will it make to life of Pakistani’s if Mian sab is known by the people of turkey or any other country ( although he is not that famous ). This country has serious issues of administration and PMLN failed big time again and again. Lets try someone New for a change and There is no chance of someone new in PMLN as having sharif as your sir name is basic and only qualification for being in top position in PMLN….

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  • Gul Muhammad
    May 21, 2012 - 3:56PM

    Allah bless Nawaz Sharif.

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  • ahsan
    May 21, 2012 - 6:05PM

    Mian Sahab (PML-N) for that matter, too little too late!!
    We are no longer fools or easy prey for you to misguide and betray, kindly get your own house in order, reflect back on your acts and then seek the audacity to call out to us youth.

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