ISLAMABAD - PML-N Stalwart Zulfiqar Khosa along with number of other law makers from South Punjab are all set to ditch the party and join PPP .
The renowned politician announced it while talking to media at his residence following a meeting with Zardari. He also acknowledged the visit of PPP’s co-chairman at his residence.
He thanked Zardari for showing confidence in him, adding that he has long standing relationship with PPP stalwart and will not disappoint him on the invitation.
“I would have announced that I am joining the PPP right now,” The Express Tribune reported.
The Senator further said that he will formally announce the decision after having a consultative meeting with friends.
Slamming the PML-N, Khosa said that he had distanced himself from party matters after 2013 as it was not the same for which he had faced jails and made sacrifices.
Meanwhile, Zardari said that he extended offer to Khosa as he wanted to use his expertise for the betterment of the country. He added, “I am trying to bring all my good friends to a platform. Many other friends are ready to join the PPP”.
He urged all political parties to team up to make the country prosperous, adding that incumbent government has damaged the economy.
Replying to a question, the former president said that he was not denting the PML-N as it is already facing divisions. He clarified that the PPP did not want early elections.
Zardari said he cooperated with the PML-N just to curb the ways of PTI chief Imran Khan, as he poses great threat to the democracy.
The PPP bigwig also supported Pakistan Army’s statement on economy.