Change through the ballot: Prime Minister

Islamabad: Reiterating his government’s resolve to hold the forthcoming elections in a transparent manner Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that change in a democratic country is only possible through ballot.

The Prime Minister said this while separately meeting parliamentarians including Mr. Syed Inayat Ali Shah, MNA, Mrs Surayya Jatoi, MNA and Mr. Syed Qasim Ali Shah, Special Assistant to Prime Minister at Prime Minister House on Monday.

The Prime Minister said that the present democratic government has served the people of Pakistan with devotion and commitment as PPP believes in serving the nation. The developmental work, said the Prime Minister, carried out in the last five years is unparallel in the history of the country.

The Premier emphasized the role of free, fair and transparent elections for a strong and durable democracy to take roots in the country. The present Parliament has strengthened the Election Commission to ensure that the people’s choice is transparently reflected into the formation of government.

He said that the parliament is completing its constitutional term, which was an important milestone for attaining political and democratic maturity in Pakistan.

The Parliamentarians discussed the upcoming general elections, overall political situation and developmental work carried out in their constituencies.

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