Islamabad - President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed confidence that democracy would further flourish during the tenure of newly elected Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani.

Talking to Mian Raza Rabbani who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadar on Monday, the president congratulated Rabbani over his election as the Leader of the Upper House of the Parliament and wished him well in the discharge of his new responsibilities. He expressed hope that after the recently held Senate elections, democracy will be further strengthened.

Professional matters pertaining to the senate were also discussed during the meeting.

Rabbani thanked the president and said he would continue playing his role for the supremacy of constitution.