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PM summons Federal Cabinet, coalition parties’ sessions tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has summoned the federal cabinet and the ruling coalition’s meeting on Wednesday (tomorrow) to discuss the political situation, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

“The federal cabinet will mull over the political situation and the matters related to holding elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces,” sources said.

The cabinet will also mull over the issues that surfaced during the consultative process among the political parties.

The coalition huddle will also consult over the election and the consultative process with various political parties.

The meeting will likely to be given briefing on the economic situation and contacts with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over bailout package, sources said.

Parliamentary leaders of the ruling coalition will attend the session, according to sources.

“Detailed consultations are expected in the meeting over the political situation. The PM will consult with the allies over talks with the PTI.

It it to be noted here that the government has assured the Supreme Court over holding talks with the opposition over elections in two provinces on April 26 (tomorrow).

The Supreme Court – in its April 4 order – declared Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone elections to the Punjab Assembly till October 8 “unconstitutional” and fixed May 14 as new date.

The National Assembly later passed a resolution rejecting the three-member Supreme Court bench’s verdict on the Punjab polls, stating that it would not provide funds to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for polls.


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