Do more to strengthen democracy: McKinnon
LAHORE: Don McKinnon, the secretary general of the Commonwealth, on Wednesday praised the measures taken by the government to foster democracy in Paksitan, but said more work was needed to strengthen democratic institutions.
According to Geo news, Mr McKinnon said at a meeting with a parliamentary delegation from Pakistan in London that democracy and President Pervez Musharraf’s position as army chief would be discussed during Thursday’s meeting of the joint parliamentary association of the Commonwealth. National Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Amir Hussain headed the Pakistani delegation, which included Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, and Pakistan’s high commissioner to Britain, Maliha Lodhi. daily times monitor