| GEO Pakistan|
| 18th amendment to repeal anti-democratic articles: President|
| Updated at: 0312 PST, Thursday, April 15, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday hoped that the passage of 18th amendment by the Parliament would purge the constitution of all the anti-democratic articles introduced into it by dictators and would restore to the Parliament the powers that really belong to it in a democracy.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) as the largest and formidable political force in the country believes in supremacy of the Parliament and institutional stability and have always worked for the constitutional development in the country.
This he said while speaking at a meeting of party Parliamentarians, office-bearers and workers of PPP Peshawar division at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The meeting was also attended by Federal Ministers Chaudhary Ahmad Mukhtar, Lal Mohammad Khan, Najmuddin Khan and Arbab Alamgir, Party Provincial President Zahir Ali Shah, political secretary, Rukhsana Bangash, Senator Sardar Ali Khan, Fauzia Habib and spokesperson to the President former Senator Farhatullah Babar.
Matters regarding the current political situation in the country with particular reference to the political situation in the province, fight against militancy, law and order situation and developmental issues were discussed during the meeting.