PM believes elections can take place before time

Monday, April 16th, 2012 1:32:23 by

PM believes elections can take place before time

Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said that next elections were on schedule but a consensus amongst the ruling allies could decide to hold them before time that is next year.

“The distance between the PM House and Adiala jail was still the same,” the Prime Minister observed while answering questions regarding contempt of court case against him in the apex court.

Talking to a group of journalists at the PM House he said, “We are not afraid of jails, and would go back to our homes after finishing our mandate the people had given us.

To a question, he said, leader of the opposition party PML-N Mian Nawaz Sharif did not consult him on the question of early elections. “Irrespective of whatever Mian Sahib says, we would continue with our policy of reconciliation,” he added.

He vowed to streamline relations with US on basis of mutual respect as well as interest. He said that his government was yet to decide about the restoration of Nato supply through the country. He also vowed that the PPP-led government would not compromise
on the national sovereignty as well as security.

The Prime Minister, however, admitted that the presence of Osama bin Laden in the country was an intelligence failure. He was hopeful that US would respect Pakistani Parliament’s resolution that has set guideline for streamlining Pak-US relations.

Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said that the government wanted to resolve problems of the country through reconciliation. He said that the recommendations of the committee would be implemented in letter and spirit.

The prime minister also thanked Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for supporting the establishment of Seraiki province in Punjab. He added that ANP and MQM have also backed the decision of the government.

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