Mar 14, 2009

Confrontation won’t achieve anything: President

President Asif Ali Zardari expressed these views during his separate meetings with Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and COAS General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani.
Sources told Online that the leaders discussed a host of issues related to the long march, governor rule and the overall security situation in the country.
During their meeting, PM Gilani advised President Zardari to end governor rule in Punjab and gave various options on how to settle the current political debacle in the country.
He also took the President into confidence on the negotiations with the Chaudhrys of Gujrat and the reservations within the party regarding an alliance with the Q-league.
He asked the President to call a Punjab Assembly session at the earliest and the party with the majority should be allowed to freely form government in Punjab.
Sources say that the President was also of a clear-cut view that he did not want politics of confrontation because of the internal dangers facing the country and the need to solve them on priority basis.
President was of the view that situation in Swat is tense adding that no one will be allowed to challenge the writ of the state at any cost.
Meanwhile Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani after meeting with President Zardari also met PM Gilani.
Sources say that PM and COAS discussed issues of national interest, the security situation, Army’s capabilities and operational preparations besides other matters in length.

No comments:

Post a Comment