Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has swept the local government elections in the Punjab and will win the final battle in Lodhran on December 23, MNA Hamza Shahbaz said while addressing a procession in Geelay Waal, Lodhran, on Sunday. The procession was taken out as part of the election campaign for NA-154 by-election.
Shahbaz said the PML-N had secured its place in people’s hearts by serving them faithfully over the last two and a half years. “Voting PML-N means taking forward this journey of prosperity and development we have embarked on together.”
He said the politics of sit-ins and protests was dead. “Imran Khan should learn to face the truth…the people have seen through his lies.”
Shahbaz showed some documents claiming they showed how some banks had written off loans advanced to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Jehangir Tareen. “The people have shown where they stand…they didn’t vote for the qabza group in Lahore and they won’t vote for Tareen.”
He said the government had put all its efforts behind eliminating terrorism. “The operation in Karachi will make it truly a city of lights.”
Shahbaz inquired about the problems citizens faced in NA-154 and PP-211 and said he would make sure they were resolved. “After the PML-N wins the by-election, I will visit Geelay Waal and play a celebratory cricket match with the residents of Lodhran.”
PML-N candidate Siddique Khan Baloch, MNA Abdur Rahman Kanju of NA-155, MPA Ahmad Khan Baloch of PP-211 and PML-N leader Nazir Ahmad Khan also spoke on the occasion.
“Vote for the PML-N…make it a victory for Pakistan,” Shahbaz said.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 14th, 2015.