Islamabad: A seven member delegation of ANP called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr today.
The delegation comprised of Senator Zahid Khan, MNA Ms. Jamila Gilani, Senior Minister KPK Mr. Bashir Ahmed Bilour, Provincial Minister KPK Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Mr. Shahi Syed, Lala Ajab Khan and Mr. Bashir Jan. Senator Sardar Ali Khan was also present during the meeting.
The delegation appreciated the steps taken for restoration of peace in Karachi and for making the local administration more responsive to any emerging law and order situation in the province. They also welcomed the decision to immediately fill the vacant posts of judges of the anti-terror courts and to strengthen the prosecution side of justice system.
The President while talking to the delegation said that the Government was committed to safeguard life and property of the citizens at every cost as it was the prime responsibility of every democratic government. He said that the Government while pursuing the policy of reconciliation would continue with its efforts to take along all the political forces with it on all major decisions. He reiterated the Government’s resolve to restore peace and law and order and to bring the culprits to books regardless of their political affiliations, if any.
Later the President also hosted lunch for the delegation.
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