PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto held important meeting with Maryam Nawaz in Jati Umra
LAHORE – Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday met PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz in Jati Umra.
Both the leaders have discussed ongoing political situation in the country and strategy for upcoming Senate elections. They also deliberated upon the long and short term strategy of their campaign against the incumbent government.
Khawaja Saad Rafique and Pervaiz Rashid along with Maryam Nawaz welcomed the PPP delegation.
Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Manzoor Chaudhry and other PPP leaders were accompanied by the PPP chairman during the meeting to PML-N leader residence.
Earlier, addressing a press conference, Bilawal Bhutto has said that the opposition is giving a tough time to the government despite less votes. He said that democracy and democratic institutions would win in the Senate elections. "The secret ballot in the Senate election cannot be challenged anywhere. However, it can be discussed that how it can be improved," he added.
He said that t he no-confidence move and the long march will be discussed after senate election. The PPP chairman said that this section of the Charter of Democracy can be applied in a democratic method," he added.
The PPP chairman said that the government was nervous and knocking at another door for help instead of approaching their members. "Insha Allah, they will not get an undemocratic support," he added.
He said that the government had used cheap tactics for rigging in the by-election. "We should respect the aspirations of the masses and not succumb to any pressure," he maintained.