President signs 18th amendment bill

President Asif Ali Zardari signed the 18th constitutional amendment bill.


Madiha Shah/express April 19, 2010

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari signed the 18th constitutional amendment bill into law amidst a roaring crowd of PPP's supporters  in the Presidency on Monday. Witness the signing here.

President Zardari became the first the president to forgo his executive powers and thanked parliamentarians and all coalition partners for forging harmony to make it a success.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, President Zardari said this historical event stands testimony to the fact that all political parties are united on national issues.

The president also saved the opportunity to highlight other achievements of the democratic government as NFC Award; Gilgit Baltistan elections and Aghaze Haqooq-e-Balochsitan Package. He said the bill marks an important milestone in the struggle of people on the road to democracy.

View Senator Raza Rabani's speech here.

COMMENTS (9)

Abid Hussain | 11 years ago | Reply We the peopls of Baltistan congratulate to the whole nation of Paistan for the 18th amemdment & also thanks to the President Asif Ali Zardari whos returned back the powers to Prime Minister himself. The day was very historical and it is the Shaheed Zulfiqar & Shaheed Benazi dreams which is completed by the Pakistan People Party with others political parties, I request the government now resolve the load shedding and control the high pricing of domestics consumers and also try to control the same. We also proud to our forces specially Pak Army who's soldiers sacrifying their lives for the nations life save. The army must be cruel and must be ended the cruel Talban as soon as possible. This is our demand to the government to take action against Lashar-e-jhangvi who are the producer of terrorists in our country and our neighbour countries. Thanks Zardari Thanks ****JEYE BHUTTO JEYE B.B****
The Master | 11 years ago | Reply This was the historic day for Pakistan..... Now Son and daughters, son in laws of our loving Party Owner will lead this nation.. Bilawal after Zardari and Hamza Sharif after Nawaz Sharif will be our forced leader.... Now get conversant with new term that is democratic Dictator Ship, The way party leader will think , complete party forced think same thinking and it will be forced nation by saying "Hamin Awam kaa mandate hasil hai" I think this all fuss is created by we the people who vote these ppl every time.Why don't we try some new ppl,
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