Posted: 12:3a.m. IST, June 25, 2012
Islamabad, June 25 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said institutions should avoid confrontation and consolidate democratic institutions.
Ashraf said the government respects all institutions and has been pursuing the policy of reconciliation to evolve consensus on all issues, reports the Daily Times.
He said supremacy of parliament was in the best interest of the country, and regretted that conspiracies were being hatched against democracy.
Ashraf reiterated his commitment to consolidate democratic institutions and parliament. He said the top priority of his government was to improve the law and order situation and resolve the energy crisis. He added the entire machinery would be mobilised to bring improvement in the two sectors, and said steps would be taken to control electricity theft.
Ashraf said Pakistan wants to maintain its relationship with all countries, including its neighbours, on the basis of mutual respect and equality.
He said he and his colleagues would exercise their capabilities to bring the country out of the current crisis, and added that it was the resolve of the PPP and its allies to foster the politics of reconciliation in the country. (ANI)