PM terms 2013 as a year of election
Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf has said that 2013 is the year of elections. Addressing a ceremony to mark exhibition of photographs of South Asia Photo Journalist Association the Prime Minister expressed the confidence that these would not only nourish democracy but also lay foundations for a sustainable political system in the country.
The Prime Minister said the PPP Government pursued reconciliatory policy as envisioned by Benazir Bhutto. The Government has been following this policy to combat all kinds of challenges in a bid to strengthen democracy. Raja Parvez Ashraf said media and Government always work for the common good of the society. He said the PPP Government believes in independent and free media.
He announced three million rupees for the Association. Earlier‚ the Prime Minister went round the different sections of exhibition and evinced keen interest in the photos of those leaders including Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto Shaheed who played an epoch making role in the history of Pakistan.