BADIN: Despite strong criticism by the opposition at her ruling not to send reference against the Prime Minister to the Election Commission, National Assembly Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza has defended her action and said she has acted under the constitution.
She said she has discharged her responsibility with honesty and according to the Constitution in the matter of Prime Minister's qualification.
"I am satisfied with my ruling," she said while was speaking at a ceremony to distribute buffaloes among 100 rain-affected women in Tando Bhago with the assistance of United Arab Emirates Red Crescent.
The Speaker said she always 'discharged her responsibilities with honesty' and the recent decision about Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was also made as per the Constitution.
She said the democratic government of the Pakistan Peoples Party has undertaken a record development schemes in the constituency which included water supply, electricity and gas projects. While hundreds of schemes in education and health sectors have also been completed, she added.
Dr Mirza said the government worked hard to help the people affected by the devastating rains, and efforts for their rehabilitation will continue.
The Speaker said the PPP government will not disappoint the people, adding that the people of Badin will support the PPP and reject the opportunists once again.
The Speaker distributed 100 buffaloes among rain-affected women and announced that this process will continue.