Zardari proposes to lift Governor’s rule in Punjab

Zardari proposes to lift Governor’s rule in PunjabIslamabad, Mar. 28 : Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has proposed lift Governor's rule in Punjab.

Addressing the much-awaited joint sitting of the Parliament, Zardari said: "I propose lifting of Governor rule in Punjab."

A parliamentary committee would be constituted to review the 17th Amendment and 58-2(B).

"I propose to form a parliamentary committee for reviewing the 17th Amendment and 58-2(B)," The News quoted Zardari, as saying

Zardari said the supremacy of parliament was a dream of Benazir Bhutto and the government has taken steps to fulfill her dream.

He also vowed to address severe economic recession in Pakistan, as the global meltdown has badly affected country's economy.

Countering terrorism and extremism also featured in Zardari's speech before the joint sitting of the Parliament on Saturday. (ANI)