ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the year 2015 will clearly establish that Pakistan has decisively turned a page in its history and embarked upon its national journey with a resolve to overcome extremism and terrorism.
In a message on New Year eve, the Prime Minister extended good wishes to the nation on commencement of 2015 saying it marks a new beginning and will augur well for Pakistan.
"I undertake to resolutely pursue the national programs my government has undertaken and steadfastly vouch to deliver upon all the plans my government stands for," the Prime Minister said.
He said the dawn of 2015 will make us reflect on the year gone by with a view to analyze the high points and shortcomings experienced in national life. He hoped that the New Year will help the nation learn from its past shortcomings and imbue them with spirit of tolerance and fortitude.
"I am sure Pakistani nation is resilient enough to make the best of circumstances and make them productive," he said.
Prime Minister Sharif said he strongly believes that Pakistan was finally heading towards achieving not too distant goal of social harmony and economic development.
"My belief is underpinned by the universally acknowledged fact that Pakistanis have the necessary wherewithal to successfully tread the road leading to prosperity and well being," he said.
He said his government was committed to provide all resources so as to materialise the cherished dreams of the people of Pakistan.
"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," he said.
"With the hope that the nation will make the best of the New Year I wish you all a very Happy New Year," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said. (APP)