Pak assemblies to complete tenure 1st time in 60 years : Aziz

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Islamabad, Oct 14 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz today confirmed the assemblies would complete their term and celebrations were on their way to mark the historic achievement.

While talking to newsmen here at Prime Minister's House, he said it would be for the first time in 60 years that the assemblies would be completing their mandated tenure and therefore, it would be an occasion to celebrate.

He said the assemblies would be dissolved before November 15.

He expressed the confidence that people of Pakistan would make a right choice during the forthcoming general elections.

Replying to a question Mr Aziz said the Government believed in promotion of democratic values and reconciliation and for this purpose, the Government was open to contacts with all parties including PPP and PML(N).

He said the Government would contact the PPP leader Benazir Bhutto on her arrival to Pakistan and added that neither the Government nor the PML was afraid of her return.

UNI

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