Operation against criminals to continue: PM

Addressing the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sialkot, the prime minister announced plans for building a Sialkot-Lahore expressway.

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Published: Sun 22 Mar 2015, 11:25 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 9:10 PM

Sialkot - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that an ongoing operation against criminals would continue till the elimination of gun culture from the country.

Addressing the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sialkot, the prime minister announced plans for building a Sialkot-Lahore expressway.

“Progress has always been made in democratic times. In dictatorships, the country was pushed backward,” the premier said.

Sharif said that the operation against criminals would continue across the country. Referring to the Karachi operation, he said that the government was not against any particular party, adding that the government has also started a decisive operation against terrorists.

The prime minister also held a question and answer session with traders and businessmen present at the conference and addressed their concerns.

Sharif was received at the Sialkot airport by members of the national and provincial assemblies. He was accompanied by Minister of Defence, Water and Power Khwaja Asif.

Earlier, chairing a preparatory meeting for the fourth Pakistan-China Joint Cooperation Commission in Islamabad, the prime minister emphasised early implementation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor to bring about socio-economic revolution in the region. The meeting of the commission will be held in Beijing on Wednesday. 



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