Dar discusses political situation with Zardari


Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar held a meeting with PPP Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday and discussed the political situation prevailing in the country.

The meeting took place a couple of days after it has been reported that the ruling coalition had become active for change in the province of Punjab and had given the task of ‘Mission Lahore’ to major ally Asif Zardari.

The sources said that Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari will travel to Lahore soon and stay there for a few days for Mission Lahore.

The sources also said that the purpose of ‘Mission Lahore’ is to pave the way for Pakistan Democratic Movement and allies’ government in Punjab as well.

Meeanwhile, the opposition parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has summoned an emergency session to discuss options to save the provincial legislature from dissolution.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has announced that his party has decided to quit all the assemblies in his address to a public meeting on Saturday.

A session of the parliamentary leaders of the opposition parties in KP assembly will discuss various options to avoid dissolution of the legislature.

“The opposition could mull over bringing a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Mahmood Khan,” Awami National Party’s parliamentary leader Sardar Babak Khan said.

A session of the opposition parties has been summoned at the residence of Opposition Leader in provincial assembly Akram Khan Durrani, Sardar Babak said. “We will not allow dissolution of the assembly at any cost,” he vowed.