Home arrow Day of Democracy News arrow February 18, a milestone in history of democracy: Naveed Qamar
 

Today is,

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

 

Home | About Us | News | User Login | Jobs | Contact Us | Tender Notices
Untitled Document
Main Menu
Home
News
Blog
Links
Search
Contacts
Seniority List
News Section
National
World
Sport
Business
Forex
Weather
Articles & Features
Sport News
Pak hockey team to feature in Indian hockey tournament
LAHORE, Sept 16 (APP) :Pakistan hockey team will take part in the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy-2014 to be held in Bhubaneswar, India from December 6-14.
 
PHF honours Tayyab Ikram on becoming CEO of Asian hockey
LAHORE, Sept 16 (APP) : Hockey community of Pakistan in general and the Lahorites in particular honoured their scion Tayyab Ikram on his appointment as the Chief Executive of Asian Hockey Federation (AFH) in a graceful ceremony organized by Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) at a local hotel here on Tuesday.
 
Asjad, Sajjad, Imran, Sattar in NBP Cup Snooker semis
KARACHI, Sept 16 (APP): Defending Champion Asjad Iqbal, Muhammad Sajjad, Imran Shahzad and Abdul Sattar advanced in the semi-finals of 6th NBP Cup National Ranking Snooker Championship after contrasting victories here at the NBP Sports Complex Billiards Hall on Tuesday.
 
Country’s premier Regional T20 Cup opens from Wednesday
KARACHI, Sept 16 (APP): Country’s premier Regional Twenty20 Cup Cricket Championship goes into action here at the National Stadium from Wednesday with four matches slated for the opening day.
 
Cheema bowls Lahore Lions to big win in CLT20
KARACHI, Sept 16 (APP): Discarded Pakistan Test paceman Aizaz Cheema snapped-up three wickets in four balls as Lahore Lions beat Sri Lankan Champion Southern Express by 55 runs in Champions League T20 Cricket Championship at Indian city of Raipur on Tuesday.
 
Archive
Latest News
CM’s fund set up for flood affectees - CM visits flood affected areas - Competence to outwit superior adversary comes with extreme passion, ... - Marvi for rehabilitation of IDPs, flood victims - Those rejected in election want to attain power through lies and al... - Special flight brings back 259 stranded Pakistanis from Libya
February 18, a milestone in history of democracy: Naveed Qamar PDF Print E-mail
HTML clipboard

ISLAMABAD, Feb 18 (APP): Federal Minister for Privatization, Syed Naveed Qamar said here on Wednesday that February 18, 2008 was the milestone in the country’s history of democracy. Talking to APP while commenting on the Day of Democracy, the federal minister said that this was the day when democratic forces were strengthened to lead the country towards progress and prosperity.

He stressed the need for collective efforts by all political parties to steer the country towards progress adding that all the political parties who struggled for the restoration of democracy must come together to work for the country’s interests and its betterment.

He said that outcome of the February 18, 2008 election was establishment of a democratic government in the country, adding that the current government has, to a great extent, come up to the expectations of the people by addressing their concerning issues.

He said that the government has taken several revolutionary steps including introducing accountability in the parliament, lifting ban on laobur unions,regularizing the services of contractual employees to address the issues of common man.

On economic front, the current government has prudently coped with the problems at a time when the whole world was hit by recession adding that economicindicators have been showing positive trends and inflation was coming down.

The government also provided safety net to the poor by launching Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) which has now started bringing fruits for the vulnerable population.

It may be recalled that February 18 was celebrated as Day of Democracy all across the country, marking completion of one year of the revival of democracy.

 

     

Budget 2014-2015
Federal Budget
Highlights 2014-2015
Punjab Budget
Sindh Budget
KPK Budget
Balochistan Budget
A.J.K Budget
Gilgit Baltistan Budget
Elections 2013
Elections 2013 News
Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct
Manifestos of Parties
Manifestos of Political Parties
Independence Day News
Independence Day News
Economic Survey
Economic Survey 2013-2014
Presidential address to the joint sitting of parliament
Presidential address to the joint sitting of parliament
Parlimentary Proceedings
National Assembly
Senate