Addressing a gathering of Ministers‚ elected representatives and office bearers of Pakistan People's Party in Karachi‚ he said the Parliament will continue legislating on all issues of public concern and welfare of the people.
The President said that it is the duty of everyone to accord the parliament every respect it is entitled to having been elected by the sovereign people of Pakistan.
President Zardari said that being the real representatives of the people‚ the parliament reigned supreme in the democratic setup.
He said that the President is part of the parliament under the constitution and he interacts and meets the parliamentarians as parliaments are his constituency. He said that no law bars the President meeting with his constituents.
The president said that for the stability and smoothness of the system‚ it is necessary that every state institution respected the mandate of other institutions. He said that in the developing democracies on their way toward maturity‚ some institutions may at time appear to be overstepping their mandate but this is the part of the evolutionary process and should not be the matter of concern.
The President said that PPP is not new to the conspiracies of anti-democratic forces and was fighting this for last four decades.