Shehbaz, Zardari discuss political situation


PM also consults Nawaz over dissolution issue

Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Zardari held a meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday. They both agreed to not have any dialogue with chief minister Parvez Elahi.

According to inside story, Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain has been given the task of stopping Punjab assemblies’ dissolution.

As per sources, in their meeting both leaders discussed the political situation which emerged after Imran Khan’s announcement to dissolve the assemblies.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain.

The premier inquired about Shujaat’s health while Federal minister Tariq Bashir Cheema, Chaudhry Saalik Hussain, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) Malik Ahmad Khan were also present in the meeting.

Both parties leaders discussed matters pertaining to the country’s economic, political situation.

In the meeting, the PML-Q chief lauded PM Shehbaz’s efforts to revive the economy.

While both bigwigs vowed to improve and strengthen mutual cooperation and collaboration to get the country out of economic and political turmoil.

PM Shehbaz consults Nawaz over dissolution issue

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday also consulted the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif over the political situation that emerged after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s announcement to dissolve the two provincial assemblies on December 23 (Friday).

The PML-N chief urged Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to expedite consultations with Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) parties in order to prevent the dissolution of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies.

Both bigwigs also discussed the option of no-confidence motion in the Punjab assembly.