ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Wednesday announced the resumption of “unconditional and formal talks” with the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Addressing a press conference, Dar said that ruling PML-N leadership has given a green signal to dialogue.
He expressed hope that the negotiations would resume tomorrow.
The finance minister further said that dialogue would be held under ambit of the constitution, adding that the government would not compromise on the principles.
Dar also welcomed PTI’s decision to withdrawn its demand for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. He said that an elected prime minister could not be unseated on anyone’s wish.
“Ahsan Iqbal would also be a part of government’s negotiation team along with me,” Dar told media.
He demanded the PTI postpone its scheduled protest demonstrations till indefinite period. Agencies