ISLAMABAD: The ruling alliance has decided to meet the 30-day deadline for the restoration of the judges. This was decided in a meeting of the leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) here at Zardari House on Tuesday. Certain sources said it was decided that the resolution regarding the restoration of the deposed judges would not be included in the constitutional package.
It was also agreed upon that the Murree Declaration would be fully implemented. The meeting was attended by PPP leaders Raja Pervez Ashraf, Raza Rabbani, Khurshid Shah, Farooque Naik, Sherry Rehman and Naveed Qamar and PML (N)’s Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, Khawaja Asif, Chaudhry Nisar Ali and Ahsan Iqbal. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman could not attend the meeting, as he is ailing.
Zardari, Nawaz, Wali meet
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Leader Mian Nawaz Sharif, Awami National Party’s leader Asfandyar Wali and Pakistan People’s Party’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari met on Tuesday. The leaders of the ruling coalition discussed restoration of the deposed judges in the meeting, sources said.
Sources said that though the three important leaders met in connection to decide restoration of the judges, few other important issues were also discussed in the meeting. They also discussed a strategy for the initiation of dialogue process to bring peace to the tribal areas, particularly Waziristan.-SANA