Shahbaz Sharif, PML-N delegation to meet in London today
LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and opposition leaders in the National Assembly, Shahbaz Sharif will hold a consultative meeting with the delegation of senior PML-N in London today (Friday), according to media sources.
Sources said that the PML-N delegation will ask the leadership to guide them on a number of parliamentary issues including amendment in Army act for an extension in the army chief’s tenure and the appointment of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.
Sources further said that the final decision regarding the law for extending the army chief’s tenure will be made by former prime minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif.
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On the other hand, government and opposition are facing a deadlock over the appointments of ECP members, as both sides have failed to reach a consensus on the matter.
Earlier on Thursday, the PML-N parliamentary delegation consists of Khawaja Asif, Rana Tanveer, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Marriyum Aurangzeb reached London on the directives of Shahbaz Sharif.
According to sources, the PML-N leaders refused to answer questions of thec media at Heathrow Airport.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said that she has heard about the allegations made by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Barrister Shahzad Akbar but would not comment on it yet.
Khawaja Asif gave the same response.