ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that they are respecting the mandate of all political parties and expect that their mandate should also be respected, and once again reiterated that government would continue practicing the politics of reconciliation and dialogue with all the political forces on issues of national interests. The Prime Minister was talking to the President of PPP Women Wing, MNA Faryal Talpur, and Secretary General of PPP, Senator Jehangir Badar who called on him at PMs House here Wednesday evening. Premier Gilani said that they believed in democratic norms and that was the reason they used to take the criticism by the opposition parties in a positive perspective. The Prime Minister emphasised that democracy had been restored after a prolonged struggle of all the democratic forces. He stressed upon all the democratic forces to play their role in promotion of democratic values and culture and strengthening of democratic institutions in the country. The Prime Minister said that victory of the party in the AJ&K elections had added greater responsibility on party leadership and workers to come up to the expectations of the people. The confidence reposed in PPP by the electorate, he added, has to be sustained though accelerated development activities to help mitigate the genuine problems of the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister being the Senior Vice Chairman of PPP asked the party leaders to enhance public contacts and moblize the party workers to participate in the alleviation of difficulties of the masses. Faryal Talpur and Senator Jehangir Badar informed the Prime Minister about various steps being taken for mobilisation of the party lines for the public welfare. They also discussed other party matters during the meeting.