ISLAMABAD: Prime Minster designate of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Makhdoom Yousaf Raza Gillani has urged the people to cooperate in running the government. Talking to media men on the occasion of submitting the nomination papers for the office of the prime minister here on Sunday, he said that credit of the ongoing democratic process goes to Benazir Bhutto. He added that he will take along all the democratic forces and the democracy will go on with the support of the people.
He said that the country is in serious trouble and all the people should cooperate with the government to get the country out of the crises. The PPP leader said that he will honor the confidence of the people put on him. To a question, he said no one can deny that MQM is a political force and they have extended unconditional support toward PPP for the sake of the country.
Responding to another question, he said Bilawal Bhutto was consulted before nomination of a candidate for premiership. He said that he will express his views regarding the cabinet after taking oath. Yousuf Raza Gillani said that he has great respect for the opposition.
He declined to comment on opposition leader’s statements.-SANA