New Year resolution: ‘Democracy will not be derailed’

Minister says government was promoting democratic values in the country.


APP December 31, 2013

LAHORE: Minister for Excise, Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said on Monday the government was promoting democratic values in the country and measures were being taken to strengthen democratic institutions. Talking to party workers, he said the provincial government had set an example of good governance over the last five years. He praised the leadership of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. He said some political parties were resorting to dirty politics to undermine the democratic system. He said law and order situation in the Punjab was better than other provinces. He said PESCO system was being offered to the provincial government as demanded by some opposition parties.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 31st, 2013.

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