KARACHI: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Sunday visited the mausoleum of founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi, SAMAA reports.
The PM laid floral wreath and offered fatiha on the grave. He was accompanied by cabinet members, Governor and Chief Minister Sindh.
“Law and order situation is first priority of the government and political parties are onboard for a durable peace in Karachi. All forces should work together for public welfare,” Raja said while speaking to newsmen here.
Replying to query, the PM said “We don’t want confrontation among institutions since this exercise is no way in favour of Pakistan”.
He affirmed that “we will resolve all issues through consensus… The politics of national reconciliation will be promoted.”
Raja vowed transparent elections in the county. “The democratic government ensures free and fair polls in Pakistan which is a longstanding demand of all political forces.”
To a question about resumption of NATO supplyline for Afghanistan, the new premier said guidelines of the Parliament would be implemented in this regard.
“Parliament is a supreme institution and all decisions will be taken in the light of its recommendations. We undoubtedly support resumption of our relations to all nations, including the United States, but on the grounds of dignity, equality and our sovereignty. -