PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday took offense over Asif Ali Zardari’s statement about Nawaz Sharif and termed it “unfortunate.”
Shehbaz took to Twitter and stated that Nawaz had a firm commitment towards the betterment of the country, something which cannot be questioned.
“Zardari sahib’s statement about Mian Nawaz Sharif is unfortunate. Mian Sahib’s unwavering commitment to Pakistan has always been unquestionable,” he wrote.
He added that “Zardari sb. knows the conditions in which MNS had to go abroad. We should refrain from such remarks & work for the greater good of the country.”
It is pertinent to note that in the recent by-elections that took place in the NA-133 constituency of Lahore, PML-N’s candidate Shaista Pervez had won, while PPP’s Muhammad Aslam Gill had grabbed the second position.
Reacting to the election results, Zardari had claimed that when Nawaz came to power, he had shrunk the constituencies, which according to him, led to PPP’s loss.
“When it was a larger constituency, Benazir Bhutto had also won from there,” he had said.