ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari will contact all political parties in the parliament for a roundtable conference to discuss important national issues, presidential spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said Tuesday. Farhatullah Babar said the conference of political parties would aim at evolving broad-based consensus on addressing critical economic and political issues facing the country.The President would contact political leaders from today (Tuesday), the spokesman said. The date for the roundtable conference will be decided upon after consultations with the political leaders.
Meanwhile Prime Minister Syed Yusaf Raza Gilani called on President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed current situation in the country. In a meeting at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the two leaders also discussed the forthcoming round-table conference of all political parties in the Parliament proposed by the President. Prior to this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had once before called an All Parties Conference, however, no progress had taken place in that regard.
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