LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain on Friday said that Imran Khan was the first prime minister who had been elected by the people. “All previous 21 prime ministers, including myself, were made.”
In a statement issued here, he congratulated Khan and said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief had been elected as the prime minister after 22 year-long hard work with an objective and an ideology, whereas no prime minister had ever attained the office after practical struggle previously.
“All of us should value his [Imran Khan’s] spirit for serving the people and to restore country’s lost prestige,” he said, adding that differences should be forgotten so that Khan was able fulfill his 22 years old objective.
Ch Shujat further said that he was grateful to Khan for the trust he had reposed in PML-Q and nominated Chaudhry Parvez Elahi for the office of Punjab Assembly speaker.