Pak Affairs

PM terms political parties’ participation as good omen for democracy

LAHORE:Caretaker Prime Minister Mohammedmian Soomro has said that participation of all political parties in the forthcoming general elections is an encouraging sign for the ongoing political process and would strengthen democratic institutions in the country. Talking to Governor Punjab Lieutenant General (Retd) Khalid Maqbool at the Governor’s House here on Saturday, the Prime Minister said that political maturity of the political leaders has facilitated improving the political atmosphere as well as the general law and order situation in the country and expressed the confidence that they would continue to follow the code of conduct to ensure peaceful elections.

The Prime Minister said that a Commission has been formed to assess the damages, which would perform its obligation impartially and in a transparent manner so that those who have suffered on account of recent disturbances are genuinely compensated. He said the Commission would require support from all the provincial governments as well as the people in order to perform its duties. Governor Punjab updated the Prime Minister on the status of ongoing development schemes in Punjab.-SANA

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