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Pakistan

Web Desk
June 16, 2019

Bilawal, Maryam Nawaz mull launching decisive movement against govt

Pakistan

Web Desk
Sun, Jun 16, 2019

LAHORE: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and   Maryam Nawaz on Sunday held a meeting  in Jati Umrah and agreed to  launch struggle against  the government and  implement the Charter of Democracy that was signed between Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif.  

The PPP chairman was invited for the meeting by Maryam Nawaz on Saturday. The daughter of   former prime minister Nawaz Sharif received Bilawal Bhutto as he arrived at her residence .

The PPP chairman was  accompanied by  Mustafa Nawaz Khokar, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Chaudhry Manzoor and  Hassan Murtaza.

Rana Sanaullah,  Muhammad Zubair, Pervaiz Rashid, Marriyum Aurangzeb  accompanied Maryam Nawaz during the meeting with PPP chairman.

Both the leaders agreed that only democracy and supremacy of constitution can take the country forward. 

They also agreed not to allow government to get the budget approved and discussed the possibility of launching a decisive  movement against the government. 

The meeting came  days after PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was arrested by NAB after Islamabad High Court rejected his bail plea in money laundering case.

Few days later, Faryal Talpur, an MPA and sister of Asif Zardari was also arrested in the same case.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is also serving a jail term after being convicted in Al-Azizia reference.

Both Maryam and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari have intensified their criticism of the PTI government following the fresh wave of arrests.