PML N takes important decision over inclusion of PPP in PDM
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided against the inclusion of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP) in the Pakistan Democratic Movement link (PDM) after consultation within the party on Saturday.
During the meeting, a briefing on the show-cause notices was provided to the PDM by Secretary-General Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
“The PML-N will convey its recommendation to the PDM today,” they said adding that other political parties in the opposition alliance have also expressed their reservation on the inclusion of PPP and ANP in the PDM without responding to the show-cause notice.
Both Shehbaz Sharif link and Maryam Nawaz link, according to sources, later left for the PDM meeting in a vehicle. It would be for the first time that Shehbaz would attend the PDM meeting, to be headed by JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif link has previously made approaches towards PPP and ANP after he invited their leaders to a meeting of parliamentary parties in Islamabad, raising the chances that both parties would once again become part of the alliance.
However, PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi the very next day rejected the inclusion of both parties in the PDM, saying that they could only be entertained after a formal reply to the show-cause notice issued to them.