ISLAMABAD: Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif congratulated Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday on his historic decision for saving the system by restoring judges and releasing political prisoners. In his telephonic call to them the Prime Minister said the PPP is committed to fulfil the promises made under the Charter of Democracy of which Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed and Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif were the signatories.
The Prime Minister said the government has implemented the commitment of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed and Co-Chairman PPP, Mr. Asif Ali Zardari. He said his government stands for strengthening of institutions and wishes to take all parties along on this matter. He said that political reconciliation among the democratic forces of the country would bring a positive change in the whole system and would help take the country through these challenges.
The Prime Minister reiterated that the federal government would soon move a review petition in the Supreme Court against its decision of disqualifying them.
Responding to the Prime Minister’s offer of olive branch for taking the reconciliation process forward, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif expressed the confidence that PPP and PML (N) would jointly evolve a strategy in this regard. Nawaz Sharif and Mian Muhammad Shahbaz agreed with the Prime Minister that the Charter of Democracy should be the basis of reconciliation efforts at the national level.
They also invited the Prime Minister for a meeting during his visit to Lahore. The Prime Minister said that PPP office bearers and workers across the country are fully participating in the celebrations over the restoration of judges.
According to other news Chairman Senate, Mr. Farooq H. Naek called on Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani at the PM’s House on Monday. While congratulating the Prime Minister over the historic decision of restoring the deposed judges, Mr. Farooq Naek expressed the hope that this would go a long way in strengthening the state institutions in the country.