Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that final match of Pakistan Super League has become successful due to the prayers of mothers, sisters, daughters and elders. He said that the entire nation is thankful to Almighty Allah on successful holding of this mega event. He said undoubtedly this was not a competition of cricket but a match against the enemies of the country. He said that with the blessings of Allah Almighty, 20 crore people of Pakistan have succeeded.
He said that Pakistan has won this match and the enemy defeated. He said that Pakistan has achieved success while its opponents, terrorists and extremists defeated. He said holding of successful match is a clear message for enemies of peace that terrorists and extremists should leave the country otherwise they will be destroyed. He said that Pakistan will live forever and include in the comity of developed countries. He said that the day is not far when terrorism and extremism will be eliminated completely from the country and it will become Pakistan of Quaid in the real sense. He said that the entire nation from Peshawar to Karachi displayed complete solidarity and unity in the final match.
He said that people came to Lahore from all over the country to see the match, there was “Jashion” everywhere and the whole Pakistan was presenting a picture of dreams of the Quaid. He expressed these views while addressing a press conference held in connection with successful holding of final match of PSL. Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman, Zaeem Hussain Qadri, Jehangir Khanzada, Advisor Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary Home, Inspector General Police Punjab and senior officials of Punjab were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister said that the decision for holding final match of PSL in Lahore was taken with mutual consultation.
He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif encouraged and extended full cooperation with regard to holding this match. Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and Corps Commander also extended full cooperation for holding this event. He said that we dedicate the success of yesterday’s mega event to those “Shaheeds” and “Ghazies” who laid down their lives for peace in the motherland. He said that this success is also devoted to those police officers and citizens who embraced martyrdom in recent terrorism.
He said that the sacrifices of the martyrs will not go to waste, Pakistan will become a haven of peace and terrorism will be eliminated from the country, he added.