Settlement of Dawn leaks issue strengthens democracy: Senate told


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Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said that amicable solution to the issue of Dawn leaks has strengthened democracy in the country.

He was responding to a motion moved by Leader of the Opposition and others regarding Dawn leaks in Senate today.

The minister said some forces wanted to destabilize democratic system over the issue of Dawn leaks but the matter was handled and resolved prudently.

He urged all the political parties and the media to end debate on Dawn leaks in the best interest of Pakistan, for stability of democracy and supremacy of the constitution.

Earlier, participating in the discussion, opposition members criticized the government over handling of the issue. -Radio Pakistan