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Britain reiterates strong support for democracy in Pakistan

Islamabad, January 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): The UK strongly supports democracy in Pakistan. Representative, accountable Government that delivers for the people, and is chosen according to constitutional processes, is in the best interests of Pakistan.

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson has reiterated strong support for democracy in Pakistan following recent events.

The spokesperson said:

“The UK strongly supports democracy in Pakistan. Representative, accountable Government that delivers for the people, and is chosen according to constitutional processes, is in the best interests of Pakistan.

“We believe elections should be held on time and managed by the independent Election Commission under the auspices of a constitutionally-appointed and impartial caretaker government that lasts its proper term and no longer.”

For more information, contact:
Mike Girling
Press Attache
British High Commission
Islamabad
Tel: +9251 201 2000
Cell: +92300 500 5306
Website: http://ukinpakistan.fco.gov.uk

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