Hectic political activities in Islamabad expected – Pakistan

LAHORE: As disguised political contacts are being made by political actors, the focus of political activities is shifting to Islamabad from Monday (today) where hectic political activities are expected.

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is expected to meet Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Monday or Tuesday to discuss the no-confidence motion against the PTI-led government, Did we learn. The meeting between the two leaders will take place at the JUI-F residence in Islamabad. Issues related to the no-confidence motion against the PTI government, contacts with government allies and the general political situation in the country will be discussed, the sources added.

The sources claimed that PML-N Chairman and National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif is already in contact with Maulana Fazl and his meeting with the PDM leader is also scheduled for this week.

The president of the PML-N had already announced that the opposition would announce the details of the censure motion when the time comes.

On the other hand, the PTI group led by Jahangir Khan Tareen had already given mandate to Tareen to take any political decision.

Additionally, Information and Broadcasting Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday objected to the task of choosing an inappropriate time to stage the so-called anti-government power show in Rawalpindi where the Australian cricket team would play the first test match of his tour against Pakistan.

Fawad, in a tweet, said the Australians and green shirts would have the first round of Test cricket in Pakistan in 23 years. The whole nation was celebrating the revival of such cricket in the country, but it was only the mishmash opposition that felt uneasy and planned a so-called rent power show , added Fawad.

It can be mentioned here that the first leg of the Australian cricket team’s tour of Pakistan will start early next month and the opposition has also planned a long march.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2022

Sara H. Byrd