Zardari, associates discredited democracy: CM Shahbaz
LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday said that President Asif Ali Zardari and his associates had discredited democracy in the name of reconciliation, adding that, they had created new records of corruption, DawnNews reported.
During a meeting in Lahore with lawmakers from various districts, the chief minister said corruption, nepotism and a culture of recommending undeserved candidates had destroyed the country.
Sharif said the Punjab government was fighting for the promotion of merit and against social ills such as corruption and economic exploitation.
Moreover, he said that the political agenda of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was to provide services to the people without any preconditions.
He urged the legislators to play an effective role for the transparent and timely completion of development projects.