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Firdous vows to thwart 'anti-democracy conspiracies'

Federal Minister for National Regulations and Services Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said that conspiracies to derail the democracy would be foiled with the active support of masses and Pakistan People's Party is not frightened any long march or short mach.

Addressing a public meeting at Kuba Chak the Minister said that people were fully aware about the leadership of PPP had rendered supreme sacrifices for the revival democracy in the country. Pakistan People's Party (PPP) would not allow anybody to detail the democracy and the call of long march was a conspiracy against the people and an attempt of derailing the democracy, she said. She said that due to the effective polices of the government there was stability in economy and politics and no body will allowed to sabotage the democratic process of the country. PPP-led government was striving hard for ensuring socio-economic justice and protection of people's right in the country, she said. Dr Firdous said that under the vision of Shaheed Benzair Bhutto the government had focused special attention on transforming the country into a real democratic state and to strengthen the democratic institutions and promotion of democracy at gross roots level in the country.

State Minister for Finance Saleem Mandiwala speaking on the occasion said that a strategy has been formulated for getting rid of all crises. The Minister said PPP has always promoted the policy of reconciliation and tolerance instead of adopting the stance confrontation.

Later, talking to the members of business community and chairman Sialkot International Airport the State Minister for Finance assured that pending grant of Rs 50 crore would soon be released for the completion of remaining development work of the airport. Meanwhile, Federal Minister for National Regulations and Services Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan along with Director General Postal Services Corporation Ghulam Panjtan Rizvi on Sunday inaugurated the newly established postal service office at Kuba Chak.

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