PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz had on Saturday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was surrounded by “thieves”.
Addressing a rally of the PML-N for the by-elections in NA, Maryam said, “Flour thief in front, power thief behind him, gas thief on the right, sugar thief on the left and below. ATM, “75 constituencies in Daska Tehsil of Sialkot.
If the PML-N has failed to win a single seat in the Senate, Maryam said, “the PML-N and Nawaz Sharif will never sit with this lying, incompetent Imran Khan.”
“This is not an election, this is a war, a war that Nawaz Sharif has started against those who stole your votes,” he said.
During his speech, the PML-N vice-president made a case against the present government – because Usman Dar of PTI is also contesting for this seat – and he joined the PML-N in Punjab. Tried to “remind” people of the services.
Criticizing the government and especially Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said that when people complain about inflation, they “ask you to reduce your expenses”.
“Tell me, which of you was given 10 million jobs by the Prime Minister?” He asked the rally participants: “Hasn’t Punjab been abandoned?”
He claimed that today a “tearful Punjab (former Prime Minister) cries out for Nawaz Sharif and (former Punjab Chief Minister) for Shahbaz Sharif”.
Maryam, who promised 10 million jobs and 5 million houses, has now “delivered chickens, eggs and calves,” she said.
“Forget jobs and houses, have any of you got these chickens, eggs or calves?” He added, “Shame on you!”
She tries to “remind” everyone that Nawaz Sharif, on the other hand, had installed power plants.
The PML-N leader, on the other hand, said that the PTI government had “failed to build a metro bus”. “They made potholes in the middle of the road,” he said.
Maryam further criticized the metro bus project, saying it took six years to complete and that even after that, the buses “burn more than they run”.
“People who don’t catch fire have to be pushed to start,” he added.
After the by-election seat in NA-75 became vacant
The NA-75 seat fell vacant when PML-N MNA Syed Iftikharul Hassan Shah died of corona virus on August 2. Elections for this seat will be held on February 19 along with the Provincial Assembly seat PP-51.
According to a Dawn’s According to reports, PPP candidates Qamar Zaman Kaira and Sameera Sahi withdrew their candidatures to support the PML-N in these two seats.
For both the by-elections, the PML-N has selected the families of the deceased lawmakers who won the previous seats. Noshin Iftikhar, daughter of former MNA Zehri Shah and widow of former MPA Shaukat Cheema Talat Cheema has been given party tickets for NA-75 and PP-51 respectively.
The prime minister’s aide has resigned to run in the by-elections
A day earlier, news broke that PTI leader Usman Dar had resigned as the prime minister’s special assistant on youth affairs.
Dar will contest from NA-75 area of the city and will resume his official duties as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister after the election, according to sources.
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