ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Parliamentarians on Monday vowed to work for supremacy of the Constitution, rule of law and strengthening of the democratic system.
The resolve was expressed when Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with other Parliamentarians laid a floral wreath at the monument of “unsung heroes of democracy” at the Parliament House in Islamabad.
Besides the prime minister, the Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, leader of the House in National Assembly Raja Zafar ul Haq and representatives from almost all the political parties in the parliament laid the wreath.
The wreath laying ceremony at the Monument was reflective of the strong desire of the prime minister and the parliamentarians for a strong democracy and a pledge to protect and promote democratic traditions in the Country.
The monument, brainchild of Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani was inaugurated in March 2017. The mural constructed at the front lawns of the Parliament have been conceived and designed by artists from the Lok Virsa. The mural depicts struggle of the political workers, intellectuals, journalists, labourers, farmers, writers and people from all walks of life who remained undeterred and proved to be the real “unsung heroes of democracy”.
The event was attended among others by leader of Jamat Islami Siraj ul Haq, Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Ghafoor Haidri, Senator Nehal Hashmi, Maulana Tanvir ul Haq Thanvi etc.