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Zardari summons PPP core group meeting


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President Asif Ali Zardari. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has summoned a meeting of the core group of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) at the President House in Islamabad, DawnNews reported.

The meeting will be attended by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani, Mian Manzoor Wattoo, PPP Punjab leadership and other senior leaders of the party.

The meeting, to be held Monday evening, is expected to discuss key issues such as the upcoming general elections, the dissolution of assemblies and the caretaker setup, sources told DawnNews.

Other key matters, such as the demands of Pakistan Awam Tehrik (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri and a march in Islamabad planned by the opposition Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N), are also expected to be discussed during the meeting.

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Khawar Jan 29, 2013 01:50am
Cant the court see that Zardari is doing the dual role of leading PPP and presiding PPP meetings in Presidence house?
Reader Jan 28, 2013 01:40pm
How can Zardari be still allowed to carry on with his PPP work? Isn't this conflict of interest and why is the Apex court taking such a long time to decide the outcome? Zardari should be stopped for using public funds for his political party.
Arif Malik Jan 28, 2013 12:38pm
God save our country from this guy. For his own vested interest he will destroy the entire institutions of the country, ethics and everthing.