ISLAMABAD: The federal Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision related to the re-election of President General Pervez Musharraf for the second term as President of Pakistan. The informal meeting of the Cabinet was called by the Prime Minister at the PM’s House soon after the announcement of judgement by the Supreme Court.
The Cabinet expressed profound happiness at the decision and endorsed that Pakistan needs the vision and leadership of President General Pervez Musharraf to continue its march towards peace and prosperity. The Cabinet was of the view that the judgement given by the Supreme Court removes any uncertainty about the future developments and has put the country firmly on the path of growth and development.
Addressing the Cabinet members, Shaukat Aziz said that the Supreme Court’s judgement removes any ambiguity regarding the future political scenario. The verdict, he added, has established the supremacy of constitution and parliament as well as the independence of judiciary. The Cabinet expressed confidence that the ruling coalition will be able to re-elect President General Pervez Musharraf with a clear majority. The Attorney General of Pakistan Malik Mohammad Qayyum briefed the Cabinet on the details of the proceedings and the judgement pronounced by the apex court.-SANA