ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday was advised by his government’s coalition partners to appear before the apex court for NRO implementation case, DawnNews reported.
According to sources, the meeting discussed the contempt of court notice issued by the Supreme Court against the prime minister.
President Asif Ali Zardari also attended the meeting.
The coalition partners also advised the premier to avoid policies of confrontation and play his role to eradicate tension between the institutions.
Earlier, a seven-member bench of the apex court directed the prime minister to appear before it on Jan 19. The notice was issued with regards to the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case.
On the other hand, the president has called a core committee meeting of his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) at the presidency later today.
The prime minister along with other senior party leaders will attend the meeting.
The meeting is expected to discuss the contempt notice and over all political situation of the country.