LAHORE- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan was passing through a critical phase and there was no room for politics of chaos in the present situation.

"Those elements who tried to divide the nation on the Independence Day are now themselves divided, and politics of sit-in has failed, he said.

The chief minister said that sit-ins had caused an irreparable loss to national economy and the elements engaged in negative politics had got postponed the visit of Chinese president due to which projects of billions of dollars had to face a setback.

He said that the loss suffered by the country would be made up through hard work, commitment and determination and the process of national progress and prosperity would continue under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.