Islamabad, December 20, 2012 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the present Parliament has carried out historic legislation and the contributions of its members will be written in golden words by historians.
He was addressing the joint parliamentary group meeting comprising members of Pakistan People’s Party and its allies at the Parliament House this morning.
The Prime Minister praised the members of the Parliament for maintaining a harmonious relationship which laid a foundation for ensuring the completion of Parliament’s stipulated tenure, which he termed “ historic”.
The achievement has only been possible due to the wisdom of President Mr. Asif Ali Zardari and vision of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.
Commenting on the relationship with the allies during the last four and half years, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan People’s Party has had very good relations with its allies which only strengthened with passage of time. “We started as allies, turned friends and now are a family”, said Raja Pervez Ashraf.
The Prime Minister said that he values the counsel of parliamentarians and hopes to continue benefit from their guidance.
The Prime Minister expressed the confidence that people of Pakistan will return the present coalition as they have carried out legislative work admirably.
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said that the quantum of development work carried out by this government was unprecedented and is more than the work carried out by all governments put together in the past.
Reaffirming the resolve of the government to eliminate terrorism, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf praised the determination and courage of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government led by Awami National Party. In this connection, he urged the parliamentarians to pass the “ Fair Trial Bill” being moved by the government.
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