PML N gets a big blow from PPP

PML N gets a big blow from PPP

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan People's Party led by Bilawal Bhutto and Asif Zardari have given a blow to PML N.

The PPP has decided not to attend a multi-party conference (MPC) called by the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) and PML-N on Friday to devise a joint strategy over alleged rigging in the 2018 general elections.

PPP spokesman Farhatullah Babar had said that neither party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari not co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will join the MPC called by the PML-N in Islamabad today.

He said the PPP was not informed in advance regarding the MPC, and the party did not see the need to attend it when its own leadership was gathering in Karachi to discuss the issue.

"The PPP leadership will devise its own political strategy [over alleged poll irregularities]," Babar added. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD

The PML-N had on Thursday decided to take all major parties, including the PPP and obviously excluding the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, on board to formulate a joint strategy to take up the rigging issue that it believes has deprived it of majority in the coming National Assembly.

PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb had said that any decision whether or not to boycott parliament would be taken after consulting other parties at the MPC.

However, she hastened to add that unlike the PTI, the PML-N was not a party that could ever do politics which was detrimental to the country.