I wanted to make Pakistan ‘Asian tiger’ during my tenure: Nawaz Sharif

Published: January 18, 2012
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PML-N chief says his government had struggled to flourish Pakistan. PHOTO: EXPRESS/ FILE

PML-N chief says his government had struggled to flourish Pakistan. PHOTO: EXPRESS/ FILE

SARGODHA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Chief Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the current government did not just waste 10 years of his life, but also wasted 10 years of Pakistan’s progress.

Speaking to a congregation in Sargodha, Sharif said that he had wanted to make Pakistan the “Asian tiger” during his tenure.

Addressing the people, Sharif asked them to not lose hope as his ambition to change the destiny of the country is still young and his party will do everything to save the country.

He added that his party brought Pakistan on the path on success during its tenure, “like no one else has ever done”.

“We consider politics a religion,” he further added.

The PML-N chief also said that his government had struggled to flourish Pakistan in every field.

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  • Noran danish
    Jan 18, 2012 - 3:24PM

    Sir either give a road map to how to make pakistan to survive?

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  • bhai
    Jan 18, 2012 - 3:44PM

    joke of the century!

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  • Wasif
    Jan 18, 2012 - 3:58PM

    he is the only real hope of pakistan and then rest is all fake. we stand by PML(N).

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  • sars
    Jan 18, 2012 - 4:03PM

    you had two chances and look how many of these promises you lived up to????

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  • Tee
    Jan 18, 2012 - 4:17PM

    Correct me if I’m wrong, wasn’t he the one who got Zardari to a place where he is now?

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  • zezu
    Jan 18, 2012 - 4:38PM

    Me Me … My My, I I

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  • Fami
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:08PM

    The era that you enjoyed was much batter than this current era, if you didnt do much in that time how can you do it now. Adhoc and repulsive politics is what you can do.

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  • Khan
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:22PM

    That’s what you have been telling us from past many decades despite having two tenures earlier in center and many in on provincial level … After getting a 2/3rd majority what did you do for Pakistan apart from making a road? We sure didn’t elect you only for that?.

    Spare us please and take rest now … You guys have been in governments on different levels for five times … still ruling Punjab from past 4 years .. Forget about this Tigers and Leopards blah blah We don’t live in Jungles.
    To PMLN sympathizer What has this man done in Punjab in last 4 years for solving the load shedding problem?
    I hope voters are mature enough to try new people as Zardari & NS have only filled their pockets and have reached to 2nd and 4th position respectively on Most Richest Pakistanis list.Recommend

  • Qudratullah
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:43PM

    But it became an asian jackal when people could not find wheat for money also.Recommend

  • Moiz from Lahore
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:46PM

    he tried to make himself a lion , not the country … game over mian sahab .

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  • Waqas Rafiq
    Jan 18, 2012 - 5:53PM

    he had struggled in making Punjab … not the whole PAKISTAN!

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  • zahid
    Jan 18, 2012 - 6:07PM

    With the passage of time it has been proved again that it is only pmln which is only hope left to lead Pakistan to prosperity.

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  • Hammad
    Jan 18, 2012 - 6:17PM

    How does he plan to stand up for this country when a majority of his wealth is lying abroad. Its common sense guys, how can he say anything against the United States or the UK. They’ll just freeze all of his assets. We need an independent leader, one who puts the people before his own benefits.

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  • Ahmed
    Jan 18, 2012 - 6:19PM

    He got the chance to do it 2 times and even more chances to make Punjab the ‘Pakistani Tiger’. Instead, his assets increased by 4000 times when he came to power and he became the 4h richest Pakistani with total assets of $1.4 billion. Recommend

  • Muzaffar
    Jan 18, 2012 - 8:00PM

    instead he made himself the ‘Sugar Mill Tiger’

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  • syed atiq
    Jan 18, 2012 - 9:45PM

    Yeah right and it turned out that you made it a PUSSY CAT some how

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