TASHKENT: Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that although he had backing of the parliament but the government was following the reconciliation policy and trying to take all the political parties on board.
He said this during the meeting with the Speaker of Uzbekistan Assembly Daladam Tashi Mehmooda at Tashkent. He said that the constitution of 1973 has been fully restored in his original form.
“Whole Pakistani nation is united against terrorism but all the regional countries would have to adopt the mutual strategy to curb this global menace. Pakistan has given lot of sacrifices in the war against terror”. Gillani added.
PM told the Uzbek Speaker that the PPP led government does not believe in political victimization and in spite the fact that he personally faced five years imprisonment; he has not taken revenge from anyone. At present not even a single politician was sent to jail on political enmity
He said that the government is facing two major challenges and that are rooting out the terrorism and revival of economy. On the occasion Prime Minister invited Uzbek Speaker to Pakistan which he has accepted.
On the occasion Speaker Uzbekistan Assembly said that Uzbekistan is desirous to see prosperous and strong Pakistan. Prime Minister also visited the different parts of Uzbekistan Parliament.
Later Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani also went to famous Islamic heritage center, Imam Complex where he saw the copy of that Holy Quran which was recited by third caliph Hazrat Usman Ghani (RA) at the time of his martyrdom. During visit to Imam Complex Uzbek Prime Minister Shaukat Mirzayuf was also flanked with him.