LAHORE (Staff Report) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said service to the nation was the only way to success and the government would accomplish its journey of development, prosperity and glory by the Year-2018.

Addressing a high-level meeting at the Governor’s House, he said days of negative politics were over now and added masses had rejected politicians who wanted to create anarchy in any manner.

The PM presented himself before Supreme Court of Pakistan for accountability, asking the chief justice to begin investigation from his family. He said that the chief justice could change the terms of references of the inquiry commission tasked to probe Panama Papers involving the premier’s family.

Criticising his opponents, the prime minister said that some elements don’t want to see him ruling the country, declaring them an enemy of development and prosperity.

He vowed to complete all the development projects, adding that the power load shedding would end in 2018.

The meeting reviewed various development and provision of basic amenities projects across the country. Present during the meeting were Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, federal and provincial ministers, parliamentarians and high government functionaries.

The Prime Minister said the provision of basic amenities of life at the doorstep of masses was necessary, adding the government was committed to providing education, health, clean water and other facilities to the people in every nook and cranny of the country. He said the last victory would be of the masses.

He said people’s problems would be resolved in their respective areas, adding the provision of basic facilities was also necessary in addition to mega projects.

The Prime Minister said the masses would reap the maximum benefits of the development projects during the next two years.

He said speedy completion of development projects would be ensured as public service was the only path to success.

He said the PML-N government had dedicated all energies for service of the people and development of the country, adding final victory will be of the glorious Pakistan.

The Prime Minister said the government would overcome load-shedding during the next two years as per its manifesto and as promised with the public, adding detractors of public projects were having enmity with the country.  He  congratulated Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahebaz Sharif and Provincial Minister Malik Tanvir Aslam on the speedy completion of the rural roads programme.