ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting of parliamentary party leaders to consult them on prevailing political situation in the country at the PM’s Parliament House Chamber here Wednesday. The Prime Minister briefed the leaders about improvement in the environment and said this was possible with the full backing of parties in the parliament.
The Prime Minister emphasized that all political issues should be discussed and resolved on the Parliament’s forum. “All political parties should play their due role in transforming Pakistan into a prosperous and developed country. We are trying to ensure good governance in the country through a consultative process which also includes the Opposition parties” he said.
Nawaz Sharif also expressed his commitment that the Government is taking all out measures to streamline the economy of Pakistan and provide better facilities of life to the poor. He stressed that topmost priority of the Government is to provide relief to the poor and to further improve country’s economy.
“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 giving sacrifices to ensure a peaceful and secure Pakistan,” he said.
The meeting was attended by Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Leader of the opposition in National Assembly; Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, Leader of the Opposition in Senate; Dr Muhammad Farooq Sattar, Member National Assembly; Mr. Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Member National Assembly; Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Member National Assembly; Mr. Muhammad Ijaz ul Haq, Member National Assembly; Mr. Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao, Member National Assembly; Abdul Rashid Godail, Member National Assembly; Sahibzada Tariqullah, Member National Assembly; Dr. Ghazi Gulab Jamal, Member National Assembly; Mr. Abbas Khan Afridi, Senator; Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Planning; Khawaja Saad Rafique, Minister for Railways; Lt. Gen. (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister for SAFRON; Mr. Zahid Hamid, Minister for Science and Technology and Dr. Asif Kirmani, Political Secretary to the Prime Minister.