ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday emphasised that all political issues should be discussed and resolved in the Parliament.
Chairing a meeting of parliamentary leaders over the prevailing political situation in the country in his Parliament House chamber, the premier urged all political parties to play their role in “transforming Pakistan into a prosperous and developed country.”
Prime minister claimed that the government is trying to ensure good governance in the country by taking all stake holders into confidence including the opposition. “We are trying to ensure good governance in the country through a consultative process which also includes the Opposition parties,” said Nawaz.
Reiterating his government’s commitment to provide better facilities to the poor, the premier claimed that they were taking all possible measures to streamline the sickening economy of the country.
“Pakistan wants to cultivate cordial relations with all the countries in the region. Our armed forces are fighting courageously in North Waziristan against the terrorists and rendering sacrifices to ensure a peaceful and secure Pakistan,” he said.
The leaders attended the meeting includes Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Khursheed Shah, Leader of the Opposition in Senate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, MQM MNA Dr Farooq Sattar, PkMAP MNA Mehmood Khan Achakzai, ANP MNA Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, MNA Ijazul Haq, PPP-Sherpao MNA Aftab Sherpao, MQM MNA Abdul Rashid Godail, MNA Sahibzada Tariqullah, MNA Dr Ghazi Gulab Jamal, Federal Minister for Textile Industry Abbas Khan Afridi, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique, Minister for SAFRON Lt Gen (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid and Political Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Asif Kirmani.
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