The PML-N leadership was rumoured to be considering an early election in the nation after losing the by-elections by a wide majority, which was later supported by Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah.
The coalition parties will decide jointly whether to call early elections, but the issue is on the table. After we explain the situation to the parties, a decision will be made, the interior minister had previously stated. PML-N decides to serve out the whole term.
PM Shehbaz calls a meeting of coalition members to discuss the political climate.
PML-N will tell coalition allies of its choice today.
Following a crushing loss to opposition PTI in the Punjab by-elections on May 17, the country’s ruling party PML-N has decided against holding early elections.
The most recent development occurred late on Monday, a day after PTI’s resounding success in the by-elections in Punjab. With 15 seats gained, PTI now has a clear majority in the provincial parliament and is therefore eligible to choose its chief minister for the province.
It was rumoured that the PML-N leadership was considering an early election after losing the by-elections by a significant margin.However, sources claim that the PML-N met with Shehbaz Sharif as the meeting’s chair and discussed other political issues in addition to the PML-loss N’s in the Punjab by-elections.
The coalition partners will be informed of the PML-decision N’s today, according to sources, although the government will serve out its full term under the constitution.
PM Shehbaz has called a meeting of the coalition allies for today to discuss the current climate.