ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani have discussed the current political situation prevailing in the country. During their meeting at Aiwan-e-Sadr Islamabad on Wednesday, the prime minister briefed the president about the legislative steps being taken for the implementation of Charter of Democracy.
The president apprised the prime minister of his recent visits to Japan and China, particularly the meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan in Tokyo which pledged over five billion dollars aid to Pakistan.
A statement issued by President’s spokesman, Farhatullah Bahar said the two leaders also discussed to convene a meeting of the PPP parliamentarians from the Punjab this week to work out modalities for withdrawal from the provincial government. The move follows the PML-N’s decision not to rejoin the federal government.-SANA