ISLAMABAD:(APS)August 9, 2017-Former prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has said that the mandate of the people has never been respected for the past 70 years and that he was disqualified on July 28 this year for not accepting salary from his son s company.
He addressed the party workers for the first time in his ‘GT Road homecoming rally’ at Committee Chowk in Rawalpindi despite earlier scheduled addresses that were not delivered.
He said that the people of Pakistan have not accepted the judgment of the top court.
Pakistan Stock Market (PSX) has plummeted at least by 10,000 points since the Panama Papers case has been pursued. PSX hit 54,000 points during the government of PML-N.
The disqualified PM claimed that he does not bear any corruption allegation against him, forget a proved case.
He urged the party workers to help him change the course that Pakistan is following. He vowed that he would contribute towards a better Pakistan along with the people.
Nawaz Sharif condemned attack on the media during the rally. He said that his political opponents resort to the use of force out of frustration and not PML-N. He said that he has seen all of the Rawalpindi locals out on the roads today in the rally.
He announced to resume the journey at Kacheri Chowk in Rawalpindi at 11:00am on August 10. Be two days or three days, he does not mind reaching home late when people are giving him and his party so much love, the former premier added.
He said that the people cannot lead respectable lives without the rule of independent judiciary in Pakistan.
Criticising Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief who has landed in Lahore from Canada yesterday, Nawaz claimed that he leads a luxurious life abroad and does not care for the people of Pakistan.