Pakistan

PPP, PML-N Discuss Political Strategy, Formation of Govt

A meeting of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided joint opposition strategy and further strengthen opposition unity.
The meeting was held at the residence of former Punjab CM and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore and was attended by senior opposition leaders including Syed Khurshid Shah, Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafique and others.The meeting which continued for two hours reviewed the number game in Punjab and centre and also discussed future political strategy and formation of government in Punjab.
The meeting also took decisions pertaining to nominations of Punjab CM, speaker, deputy speaker and other key slots.
Talking to media, former federal minister Rana Tanveer said that the opposition is united.
Responding to a question regarding instructions of not forming the government in Punjab by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, he said that he is not aware of any such instruction.
Responding to another query, he said that PML-N has drafted strategy with other opposition parties regarding the formation of government in Punjab, however, it will be exposed on the election day.