Pakistan was prospering during my tenure: Nawaz

Also terms his disqualification as pre-poll rigging

Our Correspondent March 01, 2018
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: “Pakistan’s economy is deteriorating, prices of fuel and general commodities are increasing, which was not the case in my tenure”, said deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing a public gathering at Kot Momin.

He said that instead of the government, the people [judges] who ousted him from premiership should be blamed for the country’s declining economy. “In my tenure, Pakistan was on the path to prosperity. Disqualifying me was a disregard of votes and we [PML-N] will not respect those who do not respect their sanctity”, stated Nawaz while calling the current situation pre-election rigging.

The former PML-N president further said that after removing him from office and party presidency, the judges want him barred from politics for life but the people have rejected the court’s verdict and all conspiracies against democracy, citing the party’s victory in a recent by-election.

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Ahmer Ali | 2 years ago | Reply | Recommend Now who is in the government?Shahid Khaqan Abbasi his own elected PM in the office who meets him frequently and discusses with him all national issues and takes all steps after consultation with him means behind the scene Nawaz Sharif has full control on his elected ministers and they can't deny his orders to obey then why is he saying so?PMLN is ruling the Pakistan.Why crying on it that he is not in the PM office or does he want to say that he is not satisfied with his party's and minsters' performances without his premiership?
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