Islamabad (Staff Report): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif extended felicitations to the nation on the eve of New Year.

The premier said on New Year Eve, “I convey my profound good wishes to the nation with the hope and prayers that it brings more happiness and prosperity for Pakistanis.”

PM Nawaz said that we have faced our problems with great courage and by the grace of Allah we overcome most of them. We have to keep up the hard work until we eliminate all the shortcomings.

“The upcoming 2017 will surely mark a new beginning in the history of Pakistan to the fact that we have decisively turned a page in our history and have significantly overcome the challenges of extremism and terrorism.”

The PM seemed very hopeful for a bright future of Pakistan. He expressed his hope by saying, “The dawn of 2017 will surely make us candidly reflect on the year gone by with a view to analyze the high points and shortcomings we experienced in our national life. The tidings of the New Year will instill in us the prudence to fine tune tenets of our national existence and imbue them with spirit of tolerance and fortitude.”

The premier also said that he strongly believes that Pakistan is finally heading towards achieving not too distant goal of a peaceful land and a developed economy.

Nawaz Sharif also appreciated the government’s efforts to construct a great future for this nation. He said that the current government is dedicatedly oriented to provide well laid out means for Pakistanis to build upon their well deserved future plans. It is my earnest wish that the good tidings of New Year usher in a groundswell of selfless national unity, emphatic appreciation of national imperatives and amiable understanding of national motives.

“I undertake to resolutely pursue the national programs my government has solemnly undertaken and steadfastly vouch to deliver upon all the plans my government stands for. Hopefully the nation will make the best of the New Year.”

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wished a very Happy New Year to the nation.