PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari has assured JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman of his complete support for the opposition’s no-trust motion to oust Prime Minister Imran Khan.
After almost a year hiatus, PPP’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari met with JUI-F and antigovernment alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in order to devise a strategy to oust the incumbent government on Monday.
This was the first face-to-face meeting between both leaders since last April when PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced his decision to part ways from the PDM over the opposition’s resignations from parliament.
According to the sources, during the meeting, different options were discussed for the success of the no-trust move against the prime minister, while the two leaders had also agreed to take estranged PTI leaders into the confidence.
According to the sources, both politicians had also discussed the distance between PDM and PPP that had emerged last year over the issue of resignations from parliament.
Both leaders also took each other into confidence regarding meetings with government allies and discussed links and contacts with PTI’s disgruntled Jehangir Tareen group to muster support against the government, said sources.
As per sources, Asif Ali Zardari assured Fazlur Rehman of his complete support, saying that the PPP would remain at the forefront of the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
PPP and PDM long march were also discussed during the meeting.
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However, he revealed that the estranged PTI leader met with Shehbaz, who is also the leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, at former MNA Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood’s residence.
We have required numbers for no-trust motion, says Rana Sanaullah
PML-N senior leader Rana Sanaullah claimed Friday that the Opposition has achieved the required numbers to oust the PTI governments in the center and Punjab through no-confidence motions.
Speaking on the program, Rana Sanaullah said that the government has started releasing development funds to PTI lawmakers after the Opposition announced that they would table a no-trust motion against PM Imran Khan.
“However, the government is pretending that it’s not worried about the current situation and the opposition’s no-trust move doesn’t have any strength to topple the government,” he added.