‘Reconciliation, not confrontation’: PM Shehbaz marks one year in power

Top state leader Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday denoted the one-year commemoration of the government alliance assuming control over power and said the new political time of post-April 2022 will be of “compromise and collaboration, and not conflict and feud”.

Asif Ali Zardari, co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), offered the PTI an olive branch by urging the premier to begin “unconditional” talks with the opposition yesterday (Monday), stating that “the door for talks should never be closed in politics.”

“Dialogue can be started by the prime minister. While addressing a joint session of parliament on Monday, Zardari stated, “I will request PM Shehbaz Sharif to hold talks with the opposition.”

In addition, the opposition party, the PTI, was advised by the PPP co-chairman, who was the nation’s 11th president from 2008 to 2013.

Zardari made the offer at the same time that senior leader of the PTI, Fawad Fawad Chaudhry, praised the PPP for passing a resolution stating that it did not want to be a part of the campaign to malign judges and that political parties did not stop negotiations.

The remarks also come as political, economic, and constitutional crises confront the nation’s highest institutions, all of which raise the possibility of instability.

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The central government is genuinely assessing the PTI pioneers’ longing to start dealings on public issues, particularly the leading of the overall decisions.

Outstandingly, there is animosity between the public authority and the PTI however matters went from awful to more terrible after Imran Khan’s ouster last April.

In a series of tweets, PM Shehbaz reflected on the developments and accomplishments of his government one year after he took the oath of office.

He acknowledged that “this has been a time of massive challenges and difficulties” as he praised the “unprecedented” passage of the vote of no confidence against Imran’s government.

He maintained that the move was significant because “almost all of Pakistan’s political forces came together to use the forum of Parliament to vote out an unpopular govt through constitutional means” rather than “not because PDM came into power.”

“A major step forward in the country’s political evolution represents the coming together of political parties with different manifestos for a common national cause,” he emphasized.

Shehbaz stated, “The new politics will be reconciliation and cooperation, not confrontation and vengeance after April 22.”

At the same time, in any case, PM Shehbaz attacked Imran’s past government and its monetary approaches.

He stated, “All predictions of default have turned out to be false alarms,” pointing out that “despite the economic landmines laid by Imran Khan and disruptions in global fuel and food supply lines, Pakistan’s economy has continued to stay afloat.”

The Prime Minister promised, “Sincere efforts are underway to revive the economy.”

“Coalition government has been at pains to repair, rebuild and deepen Pakistan’s diplomatic relations that were dealt a severe blow by the Niazi [PTI] regime,” PM Shehbaz said, continuing his attack on the previous administration.

“I can illuminate individuals that throughout the past one year, we have to a great extent prevailed with regards to laying out Pakistan’s believability as an accomplice and companion,” he said.

The premier also said that his government’s efforts were primarily responsible for containing the devastation caused by the “unprecedented floods” that hit the country last year.

“The definitiveness with which the public authority attempted salvage, alleviation and recovery endeavors, gave social insurance to a large number of individuals and prepared the global local area has been recognized by the world as extraordinary.

He stated, “The government used climate diplomacy to present Pakistan’s case on the international stage.”

“We were instrumental in establishing the loss and damage fund as Chair of the G77 plus China.” At the Geneva moot, our diplomacy was successful, as evidenced by our pledges of $9 billion.

“In an effort to alleviate citizens’ suffering, we have made efforts to diversify the energy mix over the past year.

“The restored center around sun oriented, hydel, and coal power projects is pointed toward supplanting the costlier wellsprings of force age with less expensive ones,” he said.

He likewise said that “expansion has hit individuals hard universally”.

He pointed to shifts in “geo-strategic rivalries, increase in prices of fuel and food commodities,” as well as the country’s “historic floods,” as some of the main causes of the rise in prices.

He maintained, “The government has expanded the social safety net and provided targeted subsidies in consideration of its impact.”

In addition, PM Shehbaz seized the opportunity to praise the military leadership of the country and ministerial efforts in helping Pakistan get off the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) watchlist as significant accomplishments.

“Pakistan was able to get off the FATF grey list under the PDM government’s watch thanks to the excellent inter-ministerial coordination and support from our military leadership.

“It was a long excursion however supported endeavors made it conceivable,” he said.

Lastly, the Prime Minister mentioned that the government has shared a commitment to improving public transportation and constructing infrastructure ever since its inception.

“The goal was to make it easy, comfortable, and affordable for people of

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