Strong opposition imperative for strong govt: Khurshid


LAHORE: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah said on Thursday that strong opposition was imperative for a strong government.

Addressing a ceremony to celebrate “Youm e Hameed Nizami” held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal here, he said that role of media in the politics could not be ignored as the media had become strong pillar of the state.

He suggested a joint commission against corruption and said the corruption was the main hinderance in the way of prosperity.

Paying tribute to the renowned journalist Hameed Nizami late, he said that his services would be remembered for years.

He said that Nizami led the nation through journalism and his role in the partition of subcontinent as well as for a separate homeland for Muslims was unforgettable.

Punjab government spokesman Zaeem Qadri said on the occasion, that it was a responsibility of the government to promote the ideology of Hameed Nizami as he truly added his share in the foundation of Pakistan.

He also paid homage to the journalist and said his sacrifices and services were assets of the nation and his contribution could not be forgotten.

Several senior journalists and political workers addressed the ceremony.