In his article published in ‘Washington Post’ Co Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian and presidential candidate Mr. Asif Ali Zardari had reportedly stated that soon after his election as President of Pakistan he will abolish article 58-2B of Pakistan’s constitution which empowers president to dissolve elected assemblies, and will restore the deposed judges, and will also pave the way for creation of independent judiciary free from political influence, he is of the view that Pakistan’s establishment survives on taxes paid by the people of Pakistan but it does not work for prosperity of the people, elected government is helpless before powerful establishment in Pakistan. Dictatorial forces are looking for new allies to weaken democratically elected government in Pakistan.
Mr. Asif Ali Zardari had further mentioned in his article that he will take a tough stance against militants, his Mrs. Muhtarima Benazir Bhutto Shaheed had embraced martyrdom in her struggle to defeat forces of extremism, he had condemned ISAF attack on Angur Ada village of South Waziristan and had suggested that inside Pakistan only Pakistan’s security forces shall take action against militants, ISAF incursions in Pakistan’s territory are against the sovereign rights of independent state of Pakistan.He had also condemned the attack on motorcade of prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gailani, and had expressed his firm resolve to meet challenge of extremism in Pakistan.
On 6th of September 2008 polling for presidential elections is arranged by Election Commission of Pakistan authorities, only 18 hours are left for commensuration of polling, chances of Mr। Asif Ali Zardari are quite bright, as presidential candidate he has got the support of his own Pakistan Peoples Party which has got majority seats in National Assembly and in Sindh and Baluchistan provincial assemblies, PPPP has got good number of seats in Punjab provincial assembly too, ANP, JUI, BNP and PPP Sherpao are also supporting him।
Polling for election of new President in four provincial assemblies and both houses of federal legislature of Pakistan has been started at 10am and will end at 3pm on Saturday. Leader of Federally administered tribal areas Mr. Munir Orakzai in a meeting with presidential candidate Mr. Asif Ali Zardari had assured him the support of FATA legislators and now Mr. Zardari according to PPPP sources have the support of MQM, JUI, BNP, FATA legislators and PPP Sherpao along with his own PPPP legislators of federal and provincial legislatures.