Election 2008

Hamza takes oath as MNA


ISLAMABAD: Hamza Shahbaz, son of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, on Monday took oath as Member National Assembly after his unopposed election from NA-119 (Lahore). Speaker National Assembly, Dr Fahmida Mirza administered oath to the newly elected member who later, signed the roll of members. Speaking in the House, Hamza Shahbaz congratulated the NA Speaker and termed his election a great achievement and in sharp contrast to the policies of her predecessors.

He said it is also the moment of honour for the people of Pakistan, who gave clear verdict on February 18, and defeated the forces supporting the dictatorship. The newly elected member said the resilient struggle made by ‘my Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif’ is laudable which paved way for the establishment of democracy. He also paid homage to the services of the PPP leader, late Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto who rendered for people’s deliverance from dictatorship and added that people still moan her death. Hamza Shahbaz said it is dire need that we march on the same footisngs to change the destiny of the people.-SANA

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