Yesterday in Lahore, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz while proving patriotism of her father after a treason case said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on forefront in military operations – Raddul Fassad and Zarb-e-Azb – launched against terrorists in the country. Maryam Nawaz’s speech from the PMLN Convention was channeled on SAMAA TV live, yesterday.
Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, a fugitive from the court and based in London, while addressing PML-N parliamentarians, members of provincial assembly, election candidates and workers, said that the army was behind Operation Zarb-e-Azb and Nawaz was ahead. While addressing party leaders in Lahore, Vice President PMLN said that “no doubt the army was behind all these operations that restored peace in the country. The constitution and the law should be respected, not out of revenge but simply because that is the right thing to do. There should be accountability.” said Maryam.
In her speech, Maryam Nawaz said that Nawaz Sharif had said, “Prepare your daughter’s bag, arrest Sina Tan, Nawaz Sharif’s case has reached the streets, neighborhoods, the role of the media is to spread his voice to the streets. Maryam further said that she wanted to assure the workers that they were not left alone. “At the time of sacrifice, people hide in the container. The workers move forward. At the time of sacrifice, they will see Maryam Nawaz standing in the front row.” she promised.
The PML-N leader said that “when you play the drums, the testimony of Bashir Memon will come. When you play the drums, the testimony of Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui will come, and the sounds of pizza will come.”
She added that whenever the time came to test Nawaz Sharif, “may Allah grant him victory, our movement will be successful, we will not allow the constitution and law to bow down. Workers promise to join the PDM movement side by side because people and Nawaz Sharif have pinned their hopes on the PDM.” Maryam stated.
She said that it was Nawaz Sharif who had given a befitting response to India’s atomic explosion, adding that the former premier had made the JF-17 Thunder jet. She highlighted that the former three-time prime minister eradicated load-shedding in the country.
Reiterating a slogan of her father to give respect to vote, she said that the treatment of all illnesses of Pakistan lies in the restoration of the sanctity of vote.
Maryam further added that she and Nawaz Sharif both have been disqualified and questioned for whom they are fighting. Talking about the 2018 general elections, she said that the sanctity of vote and the Constitution was dishonored and the ticket holders of the party are witness of this violation. He said that preparations for poll rigging had been started three months before the elections.
She said that the daughter of Nawaz Sharif is here in the country to stand along party workers whether the former premier is abroad for treatment.
Responding to a court order for publishing advertisements to summon Nawaz Sharif, she said that every poster reflects the picture of former president Pervez Musharraf.
Hitting out at the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), she remarked that the anti-graft buster cannot dare to summon PM Imran Khan’s sister Haleema Khan and CPEC Chairman Asim Saleem Bajwa.
She further said that Nawaz Sharif’s struggle has entered its final phase.
Notably, with the full support of civilian, the Pakistan military launched a full-scale military offence Zarb-e-Azb on 15th June 2014 with the staunch determination to wipe out hotbeds of militants in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) that is strategically important agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) bordering Afghanistan.