Wednesday May 18, 2022

PM Shehbaz Chairs Meeting of Allied Partners

ISLAMABAD: In a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif government allies have assured PM Shehbaz that they are with the government and will support every decision for economic stability while also rejecting Imran’s immediate election demand vow to complete the government its constitutional term.

The meeting of the coalition parties held to discuss the situation appeared after the apex court’s decision regarding the interpretation of Article 63A.

Ameer Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman, former president Asif Ali Zardari, MQM convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, federal prime ministers Nazir Tarar, Khawaja Asif, Saad Rafique and Maryam Aurangzeb also attended the meeting.

Sources privy to the development said that it was decided in the meeting that immediate legal opinion should be taken on the decision of the Supreme Court and electoral reforms for the next elections should be completed soon.

The allies suggested that the economic team should take immediate steps to stabilize the value of the rupee and finalize the IMF program for the betterment of the economy.

Coalition leaders also pledged to support the government s tough decisions to improve the economy.

It was discussed in the meeting that they are ready to deal with the possible political crisis in Punjab after the apex court verdict.

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