A breakthrough reported between government and the opposition parties

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A breakthrough reported between government and the opposition parties

ISLAMABAD - A breakthrough has been reported between the government and opposition parties on Tuesday.

Both have agreed on the formation of a special committee to probe rigging allegations during the July 25 polls and a resolution was passed in the National Assembly in this regard.

NA Speaker Asad Qaiser chaired a session which was attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal cabinet members and leaders of opposition parties.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan presented the resolution for the formation of a special committee to probe rigging in the 2018 General Election. The resolution was then passed by the NA.

Taking to the floor, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the government and opposition have agreed on the formation of a special committee to probe allegations.

"Government and opposition will have equal representation in the committee," he assured.