Islamabad: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the government is fully committed to create a conducive environment for holding peaceful, fair and transparent general elections in the country.
The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Mrs. Mahreen Anwar Raja, MNA, who called on him at the Prime Minister’s House on Tuesday. The Prime Minister said that socio economic development of t he country rests on political stability.
The present political dispensation led by Pakistan Peoples Party PPP has taken several measures to solidify the democratic system and strengthen state institutions in the country, the Prime Minister added.
The Prime Minister said that the government is taking all possible measures to ensure law.
The Prime Minister emphasized that democracy is the panacea for Pakistan’s ills. “History bears testimony to the fact that Pakistan’s march towards progress was hampered and strangulated during the authoritarian regimes and the country’s development held back due to intermittent interruptions in the system”, said the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister said it is the peoples’ right to choose their representatives through elections and whosoever wins should be allowed to govern the country.