MULTAN : Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that the continuity of democratic system is imperative for development in the country.
In his statement about the 12 October,1999 coup, he said
the day is remembered as black day in the history of the
country when a dictator derailed democracy and halted
the process of development.
The CM said PML-N government is striving hard for the
development of the county.
Shahbaz Sharif said that Oct 12, 1999 coup is the
darkest day of political and democratic history of the
He said it was a conspiracy to stop the growth of
Pakistan, adding that the nation is still bearing the
brunt of the fallout of the military government, which
inflicted immense losses on both the country and people.
Shahbaz said had it not been for the coup, the situation
in Pakistan would have been different altogether. He
resolved that no such step against democracy and
constitution would be allowed to succeed in future.
The Chief Minister reiterated that continuation of
democracy is the only way out for the challenges the
country is facing.
He said that politics for personal interests need to be
buried in greater interests of the country.
Originally published by INP