Islamabad: A meeting of some federal ministers and Party leaders of PPP was held today at Aiwan-e-Sadr which was chaired by Co-Chairman PPP President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusaf Raza Gilani.
Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, Ch. Ahmed Mukhtar, Senator A. Rehman Malik, Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo, Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar, Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, Senator Dr. Babar Awan, Senator Jahangir Badar, Senator Sardar Ali Khan, Mr. Nazar Muhammad Gondal, Mr. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan, Ms. Rukhsana Bangash, Ms. Fouzia Wahab, Ms. Fouzia Habib, Ms. Mehreen Anwer Raja, Ms. Sherry Rehman and Spokesperson to the President Mr. Farhatullah Babar were present during the meeting.
Briefing about the meeting Spokesperson to the President Mr. Farhatullah Babar said that the meeting that lasted for about two hours reviewed overall political situation in the country with special reference to the most recent developments. The Prime Minister gave comprehensive briefing on the overall situation.
The meeting reiterated its unswerving commitment to the principles of parliamentary sovereignty, constitutionalism and rule of law and said that the Party and the Government will uphold these principles under all circumstances.
It said that that the Parliament was supreme and state institutions were answerable to it. The meeting said that the Party believes in and will continue to act upon the principle that power belongs to the people and to nobody else.
The meeting also reiterated that all institutions of the state have to work within the ambit of the Constitution without trespassing into domain of others.
Spokesperson said that the meeting reposed full confidence in the leadership of Co-Chairman President Asif Ali Zardari and Chief Executive Prime Minister Syed Yusaf Raza Gilani.
He said that the meeting also discussed arrangements for the proposed Jalsa in Garhi Khuda Baksh on December 27 to mark the 4th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
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