Burhan Wani was a freedom fighter and pride of Kashmiri people: Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is committed to Kashmir cause


funeral of Burhan Wani


Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said those trying to paralyze the country through their negative politics will miserably fail in their designs.

Chairing meeting of PML (N)’s central working party in Islamabad on Monday, he said our agenda is of development and progress but certain people want to derail this process.

He said democracy gives the right to protest but it cannot be without limits.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the government is striving hard to overcome all challenges including terrorism and energy shortages.

He said economy has been strengthened as a result of effective policies.

He said the government is also working for development of Thar coal. Mining has started in Thar and coal based power plants are being installed there.

Nawaz Sharif said by 2018, more than ten thousand megawatt electricity will be added to the national grid.

He said land has been acquired for Diamer-Basha Dam by releasing one hundred billion rupees.

Referring to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Nawaz Sharif said Balochistan will benefit the most from this forty six billion dollars project.

He said motorways and highways worth one thousand billion rupees are being constructed to provide communication facilities in the country.

He said social sector development and construction of hospitals in different cities will be carried out in the next eighteen months.

The Prime Minister said the government will fully compensate farmers for the losses they have suffered due to low price of agri goods at the international market. He said subsidy is also being given for installation of solar tube wells in Balochistan.

Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan is committed to Kashmir cause. No power in the world can stop us from supporting the freedom struggle of Kashmiris.

He said India is mistaken if it considers that a freedom fight can be equated with terrorism.

Nawaz Sharif said Burhan Wani was a freedom fighter and pride of Kashmiri people and nobody can deprive them of that pride.

The meeting condemned the Indian brutalities on the innocent Kashmiri people.

Participants of the meeting said the Prime Minister in his address to the United Nations General Assembly represented the true aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

The meeting strongly condemned the Indian aggression along the Line of Control.  It said the armed forces are full prepared to respond to any aggression.


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