PPP, PML-N join hands against govt

Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and other political parties in opposition Tuesday decided to adopt joint strategy over the national issues and have decided to give a tough time to the government. This was decided in a joint session held in the parliament house. Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, and Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari attended the meeting. Talking to the media persons, Shahbaz Sharif and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said the committee will formulate proposals for adopting a joint line of course to help resolve the national issues. The two leaders regretted that the PTI government has failed on the economic front. They also expressed concerns over hike in prices of gas, power, medicines and essential commodities of daily use. Shahbaz Sharif called for a fresh bidding for Mohmand Dam to ensure transparency in this mega project. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said Charter of Democracy will be revisited keeping in view the ground realities and political situation. The opposition parties also decided to jointly endeavor towards protection of democratic, economic and human rights of the people. While PPP Chairman Bilawal Zardari said on his tweeter account that they held “positive meeting of opposition parties today.”