Overcoming energy crisis, terrorism govt priorities: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD, July 29 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that the government’s top priorities were to overcome the energy crisis and maintain peace and stability in the country.He said restoration of peace and overcoming the energy crisis was essential to bring foreign investment and economic stability in the country.Pervaiz Rashid said the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) should have opted for a review petition to get a new date for election rather bycotting the same.The Information Minister said that the government would implement the court decisions in letter and spirit.Talking to a private television channel, he said that both the Pakistan Muslim League-N and the PPP had signed the Charter of Democracy, which should be followed for the continuity and stability of democratic system in the country.
Pervaiz Rashid said that the government desired to resolve issues with consensus.
He said in the past democracy was derailed by the non-democratic forces. Restoration of the 1973 Constitution along with reforms for provincial autonomy was a landmark achievement of all the political forces, he added.

(Courtesy: Associated Press of Pakistan)