Empowered parliament true face of democracy: Zardari

Islamabad: Former President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday said that democracy guarantees the stability of the country and an empowered parliament is the true face of democracy but today the democracy in Pakistan is hostage and parliament is powerless.

I his message on World Democracy Day, Zardari said that it is the third generation of Bhutto family which is fighting for democracy in the country.

He said the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) cannot be disheartened by prisons and violence. Only people of this country have the right to choose their rulers through democracy. “All the decisions for people should be taken in the parliament. PPP will continue to sacrifice for the democracy in the country,” he said.

Zardari in his message asked party workers to continue striving for democracy in the country.