ISLAMABAD (Online) - Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati has said that the Parliament still has not become sovereign despite passing of one year, maintaining that remnants of the previous government still exist. Talking to media after holding a meeting with NWFP Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani on Friday, the federal minister said that the bureaucracy was a main hurdle in the implementation of the orders. He underlined that the country's integrity lies in democracy and the effective role of parliament's standing committees would strengthen the democracy in the country. Responding to a question regarding his ministry, Azam Swati stated that the annual fund of his ministry is Rs 107 million which was in the past was Rs 6 billion, saying that he had talked to Prime Minister's Finance Advisor Shaukat Tarin and expressed his optimism about increase in funds of his ministry. Urging use of latest technology in industry and agriculture, the minister said that the problem of water logging and salinity could be controlled through modern technology. Commenting on his meeting with NWFP Governor, he said that matters were discussed pertaining to the development of science and technology in the province and all-out resources would be used to meet the requirements of Peshawar University and other educational institutions. Talking about law and order situation in the country, he urged that the youth of those areas facing unrest should be brought into mainstream.