Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz's Chief Nawaz Sharif. — Photo by AP

ISLAMABAD: Prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday called Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Nawaz Sharif, and accepted the PML-N’s agenda, bringing the three-day ultimatum to come to an end.

The PML-N’s deadline for the government to accept its demands was supposed to end on Monday.

The demands included that the government investigate corruption scandals, reduce non-development spending by one third, and set up an independent election body.

One of the demands, that a controversial fuel price hike be reversed, was already met by the government on Friday.

Sharif accepted the gesture by Gilani and termed it as political maturity.

PML-N Senator Ishaq Dar has been appointed as the head of the party’s monitoring committee which will check the PPP government’s delivery on PML-N’s demands.

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