Islamabad: A meeting of the Senior Party leadership present in Islamabad was held in the Prime Minister’s House Wednesday evening. The meeting was presided over jointly by Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Vice Chairman of the Party Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.
The meeting discussed issues relating to the NATO air strikes, the forth coming Senate Elections and the steps for the implementation of the pledge made by the party to meet the long standing demand of the people for Saraiki province.
The meeting decided that the Joint Session of the Parliament will be called as soon as the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security are finalized. It was also decided that soon after the return of the Co-Chairman, President Asif Ali Zardari applications will be invited from the Party workers for the Senate elections. The meeting asked the manifesto committee to expedite finalization of its report on the Saraiki province.
Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lauded the courageous stand promptly taken by the Government on the NATO air strikes. He also appreciated the measures taken by the Government and the party to meet the genuine aspirations of the people of Pakistan.
The meeting was attended by Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, Mr. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Syed Khursheed Shah, Dr. Babar Awan, Syed Naveed Qamar, Mr. Nazar Muhammad Gondal, Ms. Sherry Rehman, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Mr. Jahangir Badar, Mr. Farhatullah Babar, Ms. Rukhsana Bangash and Hashaam Sheikh.
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