Islamabad: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) head Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) quid Nawaz Sharif have held a telephonic conversation on Saturday.
According to sources, the two leaders held consultations to discuss a joint strategy for the PTI government inside and outside the parliament.
During the telephone conversation, Nawaz Sharif pledged to fully support the PDM chief Long March. They also exchanged views on the political situation in the country. Both leaders agreed to let the PTI lead the federal government through a difficult period.
The sources also said that the two leaders discussed the current political situation in detail. The two leaders also agreed to move the protest plan forward. “Nawaz Sharif expressed satisfaction over giving tough time to the government in Parliament and unity of opposition parties.”
According to sources, the two leaders agreed to increase pressure on the government inside and outside the parliament and Maulana also discussed how to make the Lahore meeting a long march.
According to sources, PML-N leader Mian Nawaz Sharif said that he would support whatever the PDM decides on the long march. Maulana Fazlur Rehman also discussed with Nawaz Sharif about converting the Lahore Jalsa into a long march of which the PML-N supremo assured Maulana a full support
Sources further added that Maulana Fazlur Rehman told the PML-N leader that giving more time to the government would be an injustice to the people and the country.
It is worth mentioning here that PDM will hold a protest in the Saddar Regal Chowk area of Karachi today to oppose the government’s increase in the country’s inflation rate. The head of JUI-F will lead the protests. Leaders and workers of other political parties, including PML-N, will also participate in the protests.
The traffic police have made arrangements to restore traffic. During the protest, the roads around Regal Chowk will be closed and traffic will be diverted to other routes.