Pakistan more developed, peaceful than 2013: PM Nawaz

Pakistan more developed, peaceful than 2013: PM Nawaz


HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that the government has broken the backback of terrorism in the country, adding that Pakistan is going through a positive change.

Speaking to Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) supporters, he said that peace has been restored in Karachi now and investors are ready to visit and invest in the city.

“The country was in a bad state of affairs till 2013. A new Pakistan is being created now,” the prime minister said.

PM Nawaz reached Hyderabad on Monday on a day-long visit to address the People’s Workers Convention.

The PM visited Hyderabad after four years amid strict security arrangements. Alternate traffic routes for the public were announced earlier in the day.

The prime minister said that Hyderabad doesn’t have functioning hospitals, schools and proper roads. He said that the city will soon have good universities too.

He added that Karachi-to-Hyderabad motorway is under construction and will connect the city to Sukkur and Sukkur to Multan.

“Hyderabad will also have a metro bus service. We will make Hyderabad airport an international airport,” he said.

Earlier, on March 16, the PM announced a development package for Gwadar during his two-day visit to the city. The package includes a university, 300-bed hospital, and desalination plant.

“Gwadar is soon going to experience a new dawn of development and will become the country’s unique small district, having all basic amenities similar to big cities,” he said in his address to a public gathering here in the coastal city.

The traders of Hyderabad have prepared a gold crown to present to the PM.-Web Desk