ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly members belonging to various parties called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani here at his Chamber in the Parliament House on Wednesday to felicitate him over the unanimous passage of the 19th Constitutional Amendment.
They said that personal humility and reconciliatory approach of the Prime Minister played a significant role in building the consensus.The Prime Minister while talking to the MNAs said that the historic achievement of the 19th Amendment is a reflection of political maturity and seriousness of the members as well as the leaders of the political parties to strengthen democracy and rule of law in the country.
He appreciated the role of the heads of the political parties for their contribution in strengthening the system.
The Prime Minister said that as major constitutional and administrative challenges have been successfully tackled by the government, now time has come to focus our energies upon the improvement of the living conditions of our people.
He said that working in unison for national causes would certainly contribute towards the overall well-being of the people.
The Parliamentarians who called on the Prime Minister included Minister for Religious Affairs and In-charge of the Ministry of Labour and Manpower, Syed Khurshid Shah, Minister of State for Interior, Tasneem Qureshi, Chief Whip and MNA, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed and MNAs Rana Abdul Sattar, Nadeem Ahmed Chan, Malik Abrar, Umair Hayat Khan Rokri, Anayat Ali Shah, M. Tariq Tarar, M. Tariq Anis, Tariq Shabbir Mayo, Saeed Ahmed Zafar, Ch. Zahid Iqbal, M. Hayat Khan, Nauman Islam Sheikh, Ms Naseem Qureshi, Ms Raheela Baloch and Ms Reema Kumari.