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

He said this while talking to various delegations of the PML-N which met him in London, on Tuesday. He said that the elements who tried to divide the nation on the Independence Day now themselves stand divided and their sit-in politics had failed.  The chief minister said that sit-ins had caused an irreparable loss to the national economy and the elements engaged in negative politics got the visit of Chinese President postponed due to which projects of billions of dollars had faced a setback.

“People of Pakistan have given a five years’ mandate to the PML-N and it will come up to the expectations of the masses in its tenure. The PML-N leadership will live and die with the people of the country but some elements are engaged in an evil conspiracy to derail the process of national progress and prosperity. People know who is serving them selflessly and who is involved in the politics of anarchy,” the CM held.  Shahbaz Sharif said that the protesting elements should learn a lesson from the failure of their sit-ins and promote constructive politics. He said that the nation would never forgive those creating hurdles in the process of progress and development of the


The chief minister further said that it was not time to divide the nation for the achievement of personal ends but to promote national unity and strive for the progress of the country. He said that there was a need for promoting consensus and mutual understanding in the interest of the country and the PML-N government had always displayed tolerance and restraint in politics.

He said that Pakistan would be brought out of darkness and put on the road to development. He said that delay in energy projects caused by sit-ins would be made up. He said that service to the people is the pivot of politics of PML-N and solid measures are being taken for raising the living standard of the masses.