Lahore: An important session of the alliance of opposition parties, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), has been summoned in Lahore on January 2.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) supremo and PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will chair the forthcoming session of PDM in Lahore.
Former president Asif Ali Zardari and ex-premier Nawaz Sharif will participate in the PDM meeting through video link.
The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice Chairman Maryam Nawaz, Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Akhtar Mengal, Owais Noorani, Aftab Sherpao and others will also attend the meeting, while the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari will pass the video Link to join the meeting.
The meeting convened a meeting to finalize the next strategy of the opposition alliance to advance the anti-government movement.
In a major development today, the Jamiyat Ulema e Islam Fazr Disciplinary Committee (JUI-F) expelled four of its members for violating party discipline.
Sources privy to the development said basic membership of the JUI-F leaders namely Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani, Hafiz Hussain Ahmed, Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan and Shujaul Mulk has been ended.
The decision was unanimously taken by the committee members Agha Ayub Shah, Maulana Abdul Wasay and Maulana Abdul Hakeem. Notification in this regard will be issued soon, the sources added.
Last week, former Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Maulana Gul Naseeb criticized Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s policies.