LASBELA: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has accredited the political front with initiation of historic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and alleged ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of attempting to snatch the credit.
He addressed a public rally in Hub of Lasbela District of Balochistan during which he said that late Benazir Bhutto had given a plan to bring reforms in Balochistan and PPP aims to implement her vision after coming to power in General Elections 2018.
He said that Benazir Income Support Programme helped nearly a million people of Balochistan. Balochistan was was the only province in Pakistan in 2013 that had a surplus budget, he said.
PPP chairman criticised federally ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) by saying that the party has snatched credit for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) however, the people know well who is the visionary behind the massive project.
Bilawal added that former president and co-chairman of PPP Asif Ali Zardari had introduced the project.
While talking about PPP’s vision for a better Balochistan, he said that Balochistan should have good medical facilities exactly like Sindh.
He alleged that former premier Nawaz Sharif did not attach importance to Balochistan province anymore than treating it as a colony of the state. Nawaz Sharif did not given one NFC Award till date, he asserted.
PPP chairman claimed that 90 percent funds of the federation are utilized in Punjab.
Bilawal alleged that PML-N and its president Nawaz Sharif ignored Balochistan provine during the four and a half years tenure.