ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (Nawaz) President Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that it augurs well for the country that change is taking place through elections. Meanwhile Main Nawaz Sharif has nominated Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Murtaza Javed Abbasi as speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly respectively.
He was talking briefly to newsmen on his arrival at Islamabad airport from Lahore Saturday to attend the inaugural session of the new National Assembly. Nawz Sharif said fortunately he himself and his party contributed to the process.
Nawaz Sharif said he prayed that peaceful and democratic transition takes place in future as well. He said governments should be formed and changed through votes of the people as this is the only civilized way for a change. He said the nation played its role well in the general elections.
Meanwhile PML-N Parliamentary Party at its meeting at the Parliament House in Islamabad unanimously nominated Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as candidate of the party for the office of the Prime Minister. His name was proposed by Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. The election of the Prime Minister would take place on 5th of this month.
Addressing Parliamentary Party meeting, Mian Nawaz Sharif thanked Almighty Allah that PML-N got a clear mandate in the elections and it will not have to make compromises for Government formation. He said that we should have to bring change in our attitudes for the betterment of the matter facing by the country. He said that the PML-N government would give transparent policies and would hold accountability of those who have harmed the national kitty. He said that no one respect the beggars, adding that we have to sand on out own feet by breaking the begging bowl.
He said if his party was not given clear mandate then he would have preferred to sit outside the government than making compromises.
He said PML-N Government would take all along on important issues and complete its tenure.
Mian Nawaz Sharif said today the country was facing daunting challenges like instable economy, poverty, unemployment, load-shedding and terrorism but expressed the his resolve to address them squarely.
He said instead of spreading begging bowl before others, we will have to make the country stand on its own feet.
The PML-N leader cautioned his party men that we will have to come up to national aspirations and safeguard national interests.
Meanwhile Mian Nawaz Sharif held meeting with speaker NA Dr Fehmida Mirza at her chamber. PML-N leaders Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed and Ishaq Dar were also present on the occasion. Both discussed the issues of mutual interest during the meeting. Fehmia Mirza congratulated Nawaz Sharif over election victory.
Meanwhile in a consultative meeting of the party at the Punjab House Mian Nawaz Sharif has nominated Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Murtaza Javed Abbasi as speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly respectively.
While addressing the meeting Nawaz Sharif said that the members of the PML-N should become ready to fulfill the promises made during the election campaign with masses. He said that the sentiments of the masses would not be allowed to harm. He said that the economy of the country is in doll drums, adding that the problems of terrorism, unemployment and terrorism are due to bad economic situation of the country. He said that more then 40 thousand people were martyred due to terrorism.