Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have felicitated Mamnoon Hussain on his election as President of Pakistan. Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that in his message of felicitation‚ President Zardari wished the Presidentelect well in the discharge of his responsibilities as head of the federation.
He said that with the election of new President another huge step had been taken towards smooth transfer of power in a democratic dispensation which was a good augury for democracy in the country.
The President said that all our efforts should be geared towards strengthening democracy and the federation. Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has also congratulated Mamnoon Hussain on his election as President of Pakistan with overwhelming majority.