LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that that the protesters want to stop the progress and development of the country, ARY News reported.
He was addressing a dinner reception in the honour of Turkish ambassador of 93rd Turkish Republic Day.
Sharif said that the people of Turkey had foiled a coup attempt on just a call by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
He added that Turkish has become a developed country and it cooperating with Pakistan in the health, education and other sectors.
The chief minister said that several elements are trying to stop Pakistan from developing via sit-ins and protests. He added that the sensible nation will foil their plans.
Sharif went on to says that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is constructing roads but the protesters are issuing threats to close them. “It clearly shows who is working for the country and who is spreading anarchy,” he added.
It should be noted that PM Sharif, while addressing a public meeting at Phoolnagar, had said that the federal government will complete its tenure and will be re-elected in the next elections as well.