Joint sitting reiterates its commitment to protect Constitution

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ISLAMABAD, April 11 (APP): Felicitating the nation on the Constitution Day, the Joint Sitting of Parliament on Monday reiterated its commitment to respect, defend and protect the Constitution.

The Joint Sitting adopted a resolution unanimously moved by leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq on behalf of all parliamentarians.

The resolution says, “the Joint Sitting of Parliament, having regard to the fact that the constitution of a country epitomizes hopes and aspiration of the nation and serves as
a social contract between the citizens and the state; Having regard to the fact that the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, holds the prestige of being passed as a
result of a historical consensus between the political parties and Federating units of Pakistan; withstood the test of time, standing out as a testament of political maturity, sagacity and unanimity of our political and parliamentary leadership on issues of national importance, needs and significance.”