Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz on Monday said the time had come to place the parliament at the core of national life in letter and spirit.
"Rules of the game framed in light of the Constitution show us the way forward," the premier wrote on Twitter.
The tweet came as the country marked the golden jubilee of the formulation of the 1973 Constitution.
PM Shehbaz said that Constitution of Pakistan continues to be central to shaping the national character, identity, and future trajectory.
He termed the 1973 Constitution a sacred document that weathered many storms over the past 50 years and held the federation together.
“We pay our rich tribute to the framers of the Constitution for their political foresight,” he said.
The nation today commemorates the Golden Jubilee of the 1973 Constitution, a sacred document that has weathered many storms over the past 50 years & held the federation togethe. We pay our rich tribute to the framers of the Constitution for their political foresight. 1/2— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) April 10, 2023
It is pertinent to mention that the month-long Golden Jubilee celebrations of the 1973 Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan formally started on Monday, the Radio Pakistan reported.
Speaker National Assembly (NA) Raja Pervez Ashraf inaugurated these celebrations by laying the foundation stone of the Constitution Monument opposite of the Parliamentary Lodges at D-Chowk in Islamabad.
Later, the Speaker also released a commemorative stamp in connection with the Golden Jubilee celebrations and inaugurated pictorial exhibition at the Parliament House.
Convener of the Parliamentary Advisory Committee on the Golden Jubilee of the 1973
Constitution, Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, members of the Committee and a number of parliamentarians also attended the event.