ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman President Asif Ali Zardari has constituted a 12-member special committee to consult with the leaders of other political parties on defusing the current tense political situation in the country.
“The committee has been tasked to immediately undertake consultation with other political parties to work out an agreed plan of action to defuse the escalating political tension on the one hand and to ensure that the democratic system is not derailed at any cost,” according to a press statement released by the PPP.
A notification issued by political secretary Rukhsana Bangash on Tuesday stated that the special committee comprises of Senator Rehman Malik, MNA Faryal Talpur, Senator Moula Bakhsh Chandio and MPA Nisar Khuro MPA from Sindh; former MNAs Imtiaz Safdar Waracih, Javed Waraich and Afzal Nadeem Chan from Punjab; former MNA Khanzada Khan and former National Assembly deputy dpeaker Faisal Karim Kundi from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Senators Sabir Baloch and Fateh Muhammad Hasni from Balochistan.
Senator Rehman Malik has been designated as convener of the special committee, the notification states.
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