LAHORE/KARACHI Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa on Monday signed the summary sent to him by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to sack the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ministers from the provincial cabinet. Khosa signed the document after consultations with President Asif Ali Zardari in the company of Interior Minister Rehman Malik. By virtue of the signatures, the PPP ministers now stand sacked officially. The PML-N government in Punjab has already sent PPP parliamentary secretaries packing. The cabinet wing of the Punjab Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD) will now issue a notification in this regard as a formality. Governor Punjab Sardar Latif Khan Khosa and Interior Minister Rehman Malik called on President Zardari in Bilawal House Karachi and exchanged views on Punjab matters, including political and law and order situation. President Zardari directed all party leaders to work in a democratic manner, stressing that the PPP would expose the politics of turncoats. The government will continue the politics of reconciliation and tolerance to strengthen democracy in the country, said the president. President Zardari said that Pakistan could be progress only by strengthening democracy instead of personalities. He said that turncoats always create hurdles to reforms, but the PPP would continue its journey on the road to reforms for the betterment of the people and the country. He remarked the PPP preferred the continuity of democracy even after criticism and it exhibited tolerance under the vision of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. He told Khosa that the government would continue good work for establishing democracy in Punjab. Later, presidential spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said after the meeting that the overall political situation in the province of Punjab after the PML-N decision to relieve the PPP ministers from the provincial cabinet was discussed during the meeting with Governor Khosa. The governor informed the president that he had received the summary from the Punjab chief minister, advising him to relieve the seven PPP ministers from the provincial cabinet. The president said that the PPP will uphold the rule of law and the constitution and advised the governor to proceed in accordance with the Constitution. The pace of progress on developmental projects, rebuilding of damaged infrastructure and the prevailing law and order situation in the province also came under discussion during the meeting, said Farhatullah. The president informed the governor that during his visit to Japan last week, he sought Japanese assistance in rebuilding roads and bridges destroyed during the last years floods in Punjab.