LONDON, Aug 26 (APP)- Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Wajid Shamsul Hasan has said PPP was committed to the implementation of Charter of Democracy in letter and spirit as the document was the best way to consolidate democracy in the country.
Addressing a delegation of the PPP UK wing led by its president Hasan Bokhari which called on him at the High Commission Wednesday, the High Commissioner said the present Government was striving to strengthen democracy and the institutions with the support of all the political parties in and outside the Parliament.
He said the real democracy has been ushered in the country after a long struggle and for which Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto laid down her life.
The High Commissioner also noted that PPP had rendered great sacrifices for the cause of democracy and it was the duty of all the political forces to lend support to preserve and fortify the system.
Hasan praised the Pakistani Diaspora for its willingness to come forward and help the motherland in its difficult times such as the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and support for the internally displaced persons of Swat and Malakand division who were uprooted when the Army launched operations against the militants.
The High Commissioner assured the members of the delegation that no stone will be left unturned to resolve the issues facing the UK-based Pakistan community and sub-missions in other principal cities have been instructed to deal with them on priority basis.
The PPP UK Chief Hassan Bokhari discussed various issues confronting Pakistan including energy, price hike, unemployment, terrorism and praised the conciliatory politics of President Asif Ali Zardari and his efforts to develop consensus on all important issues with other political parties.
He said successful foreign policy, mature thinking and the efforts to boost development and attain progress in all socio-economic sectors have been the hallmarks of President Zardari’s leadership.
Other members of the delegation included Ibrar Mir, Deputy Secretary General, Khadim Hussein Nasir, Shehzad Kazmi, Chaudhry Arif,Chaudhry Muhammad Aslam and Chaudhry Nadeem Qaiser.
Minister, Community Welfare, Salis Kiyani and Welfare Counsellor Shahnaz Mazhar were also present at the meeting.