PDM's crucial leadership huddle in Islamabad today

Opposition alliance agrees to give 'tough time' to govt


Our Correspondent October 10, 2021

ISLAMABAD:

A crucial meeting of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) led by its chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will be held in Islamabad on Monday (today).

Heads of all political parties of the alliance formed against the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will participate in the meeting.

According to reports, Fazl called the prominent PDM leaders, wherein it was decided to offer the incumbent government a tough time from every front using the platform.

The huddle will mull recommendations made in the meeting held in Karachi, and seek conclusive opinion of the members regarding the aspects related to the long march planned for Islamabad.

The participants of the all-crucial meeting will also consider the opposition's role in the upcoming joint session of parliament.

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It would also consult on Afghanistan's current situation and opposition's joint strategy in this regard.

On Saturday, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif stepped up pressure on the government, seeking “transparent early elections” in the country to steer it out of its current crises.

The development came after JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, who heads the opposition alliance, met the opposition leader in National Assembly at the latter’s residence in Lahore.

The two leaders discussed various issues including political situation of the country and rising inflation, particularly the recent hike in the prices of petrol and electricity.

Speaking on the occasion, Fazl said the anti-government alliance was serious and strengthened in its goal of toppling the Imran Khan-led government.

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