Constitution protects fundamental rights of all citizens: PM
Nawaz Sharif felicitates the nation on the constitution day.
The Senate, in collaboration with the four federating units is celebrating “Constitution Day” on Monday.
This year’s theme of commemoration is “Enhancement of Role and Powers of Senate of Pakistan; to protect the rights of the Federating Units”.
The Constitution of Pakistan was passed by the National Assembly on 10th April, 1973 and received the Presidential assent on 12th April, 1973.
As part of the Constitution Day celebrations, a reception will be held at Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
In his message on the Constitution Day, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the constitution of Pakistan protects the fundamental rights of all citizens without any distinction.
He said this lays the foundation of a strong and unified federation.
Felicitating the nation on the constitution day, he said this day signifies efforts and contributions of all those citizens and leaders who worked tirelessly for a Constitution legitimized by national consensus.
This is also a day to pay homage to all those Pakistanis who sacrificed for democracy and rule of law. He said as a nation, we must all understand that the supreme law of the land must be affirmative, inclusive and participatory.
He said it is now upon us to ensure that no effort to deface the democratic, parliamentary and federal nature of our Constitution succeeds.
He said the tradition of celebrating the Constitution Day will not only reinforce amongst us the spirit to uphold the supremacy of the Constitution, but will also educate our future generations the importance of democracy and democratic governance.
Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani
Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that the Constitution of the country provides equal opportunities to all the provinces and communities for propagation of their culture.
He was addressing a special ceremony held in connection with the Constitution Day in Islamabad.
Raza Rabbani said all the provinces are interconnected through strong bonds of culture and we all have to work together to strengthen our social and cultural values.
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
In his message on the eve of "Constitution Day" today, Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said supremacy of Constitution is our ultimate destination that guarantees democracy, fundamental rights and security for every citizen.
He said the sanctity of this sacred document must be upheld at any cost.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said commemorating this historic day reiterates our pledge to protect, preserve and defend each and every word of this sacred document that unites us as a nation with liberty, social justice and equality.
Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif
CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif congratulated the nation on occasion of Constitution Day. Celebration of 'Constitution Day' is aimed at paying tribute to the founders of constitution. Elected leadership gave a gift of constitution to the nation 44 years ago.