Pervaiz advises Shahbaz to focus on Punjab
LAHORE, Aug 27 (APP): PML-Q central leader and Senior Federal
Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Saturday said Shahbaz Sharif
should focus on Punjab and improve its situation instead of
indulging in Sindh affairs.
"Crimes rate has increased manifold in Punjab while dacoities
and abduction for ransom cases are on the rise," he told
After visiting family of abducted Shahbaz Taseer, the son of
slain Punjab Governor Salman Taseer here, he said bandits and
extortionists were ruling all over while law abiding citizens had
been left on the mercy of hardened criminals.
He said ill-conceived and autocratic policies of the
government had affected the departments adversely.
Answering a question, he alleged the Punjab government was
incompetent and incapable to handle Shahbaz Taseer's case. He,
however, suggested if the government wanted to bring law and
order under control and nab kidnappers of Shahbaz Taseer, it
should hold joint investigation through federal and provincial
He said Lahore city in which the chief minister himself
residing, was governed by looters and thieves. He recalled
that during his tenure as a chief minister, law and order
situation was fully under control.
He asked Shahbaz Sharif that what formula or policy he
devised for peace in Punjab province. "We are giving the
government ample time as at the end of the day, people will
be the better judge" Pervaiz added.
Referring to the World bank's report, the PML leader
said had Shahbaz's government continued his educational
policy of his tenure, the province would have high literacy
rate by now.
He said Shahbaz Sharif-led government had lost its
credibility among people and no one was ready to trust on