ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid said political challenges will reduce starting from mid-August and democracy will strengthen.

The Minister expressed his confidence that the economy would improve further, electricity generation would increase and the political system would strengthen during the next year.    

As to Pakistan’s economy , Rashid informed that it had improved at the macro level during the past year, a fact acknowledged by multilateral institutions. The effects of the macro level improvement will trickle down to the micro level, he added.

According to the Information Minister, there is unity among the democratic forces and all the political parties desire to strengthen the democratic system without losing sight of their own perspectives and policies.  He acknowledged the possibility of drawbacks in governance and highlighted the government’s receptiveness to criticism and constructive proposals.