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Opposition parties to hold APC in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: All Parties Conference (APC) of opposition parties will be held at the residence of Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq in Islamabad today (Thursday).


The APC will be attended by leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), Awami National Party (ANP), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, Qaumi Watan Party, Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) and others.


The opposition parties will review political situation in the country after general election held on July 25. They will also discuss the alleged rigging in the election and the formation of parliament after the election results.


Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz are willing to take oath of National Assembly while Jamaat-e-Islami also wants to take part in the parliamentary politics. However, MMA has so far made no decision in this regard.


Sources said that PPP, PML-N and leaders of other parties will persuade Maulana Fazlur Rehman to join parliament.


Sources further said that the opposition parties will also issue a white paper on alleged rigging in July 25 elections today. They will also decide formation of joint opposition in the parliament and choose consensus opposition candidates for the slots of prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker during today’s meeting.

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