Democracy imperative for peace, development; Fehmida Mirza
ISLAMABAD, Sep 14 (APP): Speaker, National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza on Friday said that all political forces in the country should join hands in order to strengthening the democracy and to overcome the challenges being confronted to the country at present.She said this in her statement on the International Democracy Day being commemorated worldwide under the auspices of United Nations on September 15.The Speaker said that democracy was a universal value, based on the freely expressed will of the people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural system and their full participation in all aspects of life in order to achieve this objective.