ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari met on Wednesday at the PM House in Islamabad, Express News reported.
This is the second meeting between the two since the Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) took over the reins of government from Zardari’s Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) last year. The first meeting took place in January this year when the two leaders jointly performed the ground-breaking of the $ 1.6billion Thar coal power project.
Zardari arrived at the PM house via helicopter and was welcomed by Nawaz at the door before they proceeded with the meeting.
During today's meeting, the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, former president Pervez Musharraf's trial, Karachi's law and order situation, peace negotiations with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as well as matters related to political development and national security were discussed.
Before the one-on-one meeting, delegation level talks were also held. Zardari was accompanied by Senator Raza Rabbani, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah and PPP leader Murad Ali Shah while Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar and Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid accompanied Nawaz.
A senior PPP leader had earlier told The Express Tribune on condition of anonymity that the meeting between the two political heavyweights has symbolic value in the present circumstances.
“The meeting will give a message that the country’s political forces are united,” he had added.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, Senator Raza Rabbani revealed that the Prime Minister had directed MNA Zahid Hamid to approach all political parties and obtain their views on the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO).
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Is this One-on-One meeting ? as per picture at least FIVE others are also sitting with them.
one time enemy now friends learning trick of the trade as to how to loot the country and it's stupid innocent people. for the sake of learning any missed trick they are seen as best of friends.
its called democracy, two leaders of opposition parties nothing else. Others please go back to watching your bolloywood films and less us alone to get on with it to develop and make Pakistan proud
their days are numbered,,,,,the generals are round the corner,,,,,
can believe these two imbeciles are deciding the fate of 180 million people.
still a better love story than twilight
Muk muka. Both have finally decided not to expose each other for the greater good of sharif family and zardari family.
I wish these gentlemen meet frequently to solve the multidimensional threats facing the country like terrorism, intolerance, economy, unemployment and energy crisis.
Nawaz Sharif arranged this meeting to take some useful tips from Zardari on wealth management.
Meeting of thetwo thugs.