KARACHI: President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will form a coalition government in Sindh despite having won a majority in the province.
The meeting, held at Bilawal House aimed at discussing post-election strategies for the political party, particularly the formation of provincial government. Sources said President Zardari directed the party leaders to approach Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and other political forces to form a coalition government.
“It would be a small cabinet as compared to the outgoing government,” revealed one of the meeting participants.
A senior leader confirmed that Owais Muzaffar, Hazar Khan Bijarani and Nisar Ahmad Khuhro were being considered as potential candidates for the post of chief minister. The final decision will be announced soon, he added.
The meeting was attended by party candidates who won provincial seats in the May 11 general elections including Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Faryal Talpur, Khursheed Shah, Owais Muzaffar, and other senior leaders such as Taj Haider and Murad Ali Shah.
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