Islamabad: The leader of the 11-party opposition coalition Pakistan Democracy Movement (PDM) is likely to announce a long march against the government at a meeting scheduled for today in Islamabad.
The heads of the 11-party opposition alliance will meet under the chairmanship of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman during which consultations would be held to formulate strategy for the long march and upcoming senate election.
According to sources, tabling of no-confidence motion against the government suggested by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also come under discussion during the meeting.
Earlier on Wednesday, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif had a telephonic conversation to formulate a political strategy for the future.
The two opposition leaders discussed PDM’s strategy going forward, with the PML-N leader agreeing with Fazlur Rehman’s suggestions. According to sources, Nawaz Sharif extended full support to resignations, long march and sit-in.
On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz, vice chairman of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), also visited the PDM director and JUI-F director Maulana at his residence in Islamabad on Wednesday night. Fazlur Rehman (Maulana Fazlur Rehman).
PML-N senior leader Rana Sanaullah and party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb also accompanied Maryam Nawaz when they visited the JUI-F chief’s residence.
According to sources, discussions were held during the meeting to formulate a future strategy for the anti-government movement. They also discussed the PDM agenda and the message sent by PML-N supreme Nawaz Sharif earlier today.