Federal Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that Supreme Court's verdict in Asghar Khan case has validated and vindicated PPP's stance that general elections in 1990 were rigged.

In an interview he said no institution or individual is above the law and investigation would be initiated irrespective of the political status or affiliation.

To a question‚ he expressed the optimism that an independent Election Commission would ensure transparent and fair general elections in the country.

The Minister reiterated that the PPP believed in the politics of reconciliation as the country cannot afford political confrontation.Talking to a delegation of Desk Editors Forum in Lahore on Saturday the Information Minister said that the government is taking measures for the welfare of the journalists.

He said Pakistan Peoples Party has always supported the cause of the journalists.