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PPP and PML-N signs joint declaration for formation of coalition Gvernment

MURREE: Pakistan Peoples Party and PML-N have signed a joint declaration for formation of coalition government in Centre and Punjab. This powere sharing agreement will bring what repurcusions are notable and important thing.

Asif Ali Zardari and Muhammad Nawaz Sharif signed the joint declaration titled “PPP-PML-N summit declaration Murree” during a joint press conference at PC Bhurban hotel, while prospective candidate for premiership from PPP Makhdoom ameen fahim was not invited. Both the parties agreed upon the reinstatement of the deposed judges through the newly elected parliament with in 30 days after the formation of federal government in Joint declaration.

Nominee of PPP for slot of PM will be fully supported by the coalition parties but the PM nominee should carry forward the agenda of both the parties, Nawaz Sharif said in the press conference. Speaker and Deputy speaker of NA will be of PPP and Speaker and Deputy speaker in Punjab Assembly will be of PML-N, he said. Nawaz Sharif also said that PML-N would be part of federal cabinet.

Nawaz Sharif said that he and Asif Ali Zardari had signed the Charter of Democracy, which was formulated by Benazir and Nawaz Sharif. Even if the newly elected parliament was hung parliament but it was against the dictatorship, Nawaz Sharif said. He said Musharraf should accept the mandate of people and avoid creating hurdles.

PML-N and PPP in the joint declaration also demanded that the NA session should be convened immediately. Asif Ali Zardari speaking on the occasion said that it was the dream of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto that PPP and PML-N should reach an accord and that dream has come to be true.

Earlier Asif Ali Zardari and Muhammad Nawaz Sharif also held a one-o-one meeting after the joint meeting along with the leaders of PPP and PML-N. Asif Ali Zardari offered Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan but he declined with the thanks and smile.

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