ISLAMABAD: After failing to form a government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl's (JUI-F) avenues for entering a coalition government in the centre and Balochistan assembly, opened up after a formal invitation from Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

Shahbaz held a meeting with JUI-F chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman during which the issues related to formation of a government were discussed whereas the PML-N also extended a formal invitation to the JUI-F to form a coalition government in the National Assembly and Balochistan's provincial assembly.

Speaking to media persons after the meeting, Shahbaz said that the challenges faced by the country needed to be addressed jointly.

He further said that the PML-F was their ally in Sindh whereas party chief Nawaz Sharif wanted to take all political parties on-board to tackle the issues of terrorism, corruption and the energy crises in Pakistan.

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl said that a meeting of the party's central Majlis-e-Amla was called for today during which the decision to join a coalition government would be taken after consultation.

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May 16, 2013 6:44 pm

How bewildered and lost the maulana looks! However he will still be there for all his nuisance value,better inside a coalition rather than outside the corridors of power.Well done Sharif mia!

May 16, 2013 6:44 pm

MAY Almighty Allah keep our great ever Molana shab from the evils of the day, he is the only hope to bring about Islamic govt in Pakistan. may u live safe and sound... my vote is for Pakistan, those who love Pakistan and can uproot all evils around will be my lover.. adieu

May 16, 2013 8:03 pm

Maulana has clearly demonstrated that he will go with anyone for power

May 16, 2013 8:18 pm

Journey to the stone age begins, you can trust a thief but not fazlur

alam zeb khan
May 16, 2013 9:19 pm

What type of face Maulana sahib is showing to non muslim world with his attitude toward people mandate in KPK. He is a shame to us and himself.

This man has no credibility whatsoever.

For his personal gains he can go to any extent

May 16, 2013 9:34 pm

Back to same corrupt Mullah Fazal-ul-Rehman. He should in fact stop called himself a Mullah. He wants to stay in power and it does not matter where.

May 16, 2013 9:55 pm

Fazlur Rahman is a shrewd and cunning man. This time, despite not doing well in the elections, he managed to elbow his way into the government. He just can't live on his own...he needs the tax payers to pay for his luxurious living.

May 16, 2013 10:14 pm

Why is so much energy wasted for Maulana, whereas it is a proven fact that this fellow has no respect or ethical binding to any faith except his own. If somebody travels to his domain people are truly tight lipped and donot utter a word in his terror. His control is similar to MQM but comfortably remote enough to catch any serious attention. Moreover .....

Hasan Hasni
May 17, 2013 2:46 am

Maulana is over the moon. Believe this opportunity will also not be wasted as well by Maulana

May 17, 2013 3:30 am

Well done PML-N. By respecting the mandate of KPK and not joining him in forming a government in KPK and in parallel, inviting him to join center and Baluchistan governments, so he does not get into the adventure mode. You have learnt well from the Banazir government to hold him in check. One should keep his friends close, and keep ones enemies even closer.

Salim Akbani
May 17, 2013 5:08 am

The first blunder post election by the Sharif Bros. Let's see how sharif they remain for the next five years.

May 17, 2013 7:03 am

kiya kirdhar hey musalman ka jisko dekhkey sharmayein kafir bhi. Long Live Fazal ur Rehman

May 17, 2013 8:34 am

Fazlur Rehman is a vile and corrupt man. If he is the face of religious men in Pakistan then the mayhem, murder and terrorism is understandable.

Abdullah Hussain
May 17, 2013 12:58 pm

Fazlur Rehman cannot remain without power. Even if his party gets a single seat he somehow manages to enter into the ruling rank. No Faida with Kursi is his motto, it seems.

Dr. Malek Towghi/Tauqee
May 19, 2013 7:46 am

By imposing Fazlu Rahman's greedy fellow mullas on the Balchistan Cabinet, Nawaz is betraying his most sincere and least corrupt allies, the Pakhtunkhawa Milli Awami Party of muhtaram Mahmoud Khan Achakzai and the National Party of Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch.

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