President Zardari lauds Prime Minister’s initiative to call All Parties Conference

Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has welcomed the initiative taken by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to approach political parties and leaders for holding APC for evolving national consensus on security situation in the backdrop of the latest developments.

Spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said that the President commended the Prime Minister for taking ‘a very correct and timely decision’ in the larger interest of the country.

He said that it was necessary to evolve a national consensus and the Prime Minister’s initiative was the need to the time.

The President said that with the spirit of national unity and harmony the courageous and resilient people of Pakistan have surmounted all challenges in the past. They are capable of facing the current challenges with hope, courage and unity and will do so in the future as well, he said.

The Prime Minister has been contacting political leadership of the country to discuss security situation in the country and the holding of the APC of parties and leaders, Farhatullah Babar said.

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