Zardari, Gilani agree to call meeting on flood situation

Published: August 13, 2010
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President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani have agreed on calling a Council of Common Interest meeting.

President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani have agreed on calling a Council of Common Interest meeting.

ISLAMABAD: Acting on suggestions by PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani have decided to call an urgent meeting of Council of Common Interest to discuss the flood crisis.

Speaking to the PML-N chief on a telephone conversation in which the two leaders discussed the flood situation and relief operations, Gilani said that it is in the best interest of the country for all political parties to play their role in mitigating the flood devastation. He added that the government will welcome proposals regarding flood management.

In his meeting with President Zardari, Gilani advised the president to visit Gilgit and AJK flood affected areas.

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  • mussarat ahmedzeb swat
    Aug 13, 2010 - 1:58PM

    why is SWAT ignored.Recommend

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