Fazl-ur-Rehman to unite the opposition– Talks with Shahbaz and Bilawal
- Fazl-ur-Rehman is using opposition parties for his vested political interests.
- He wants to hold opposition parties together and spoke with Shahbaz and Bilawal on the
- The JUI-F chief will hold separate meetings with the two leaders next week.
Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has sprung into action to hold the crumbling opposition alliance together.
Fazl-ur-Rehmanspoke with President PML-N, Shahbaz Sharif and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the phone and three opposition leaders agreed to continue their anti-government movement.
Conversation with Bilawal Zardari:
While talking to BilawalZardari, Maulana stressed on the importance of the opposition parties to remain united after the worst horse-trading seen in a no-confidence motion against the chairman of Senate.
The chief of JUI- also stressed the need for members of the opposition parties refraining from giving statements against each other.
PPP Chairman told Maulanathat the opposition parties’ defeat in Senate was actually a moral victory for them stating that it had exposed the ruling government’s undemocratic approach.
Talks with Shahbaz Sharif:
While speaking to Shahbaz Sharif, the JUI-F chief said it is necessary to take action against the opposition senators who had betrayed their parties by voting against the no-trust motion.
He suggested convening a meeting of the joint opposition’s Rahbar Committee in order to remove misunderstanding.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) are increasingly becoming suspicious of each other due to the joint opposition’s failure to unseat the chairman Senate through its no-confidence motion.
A senior PML-N leader Khawaja Asif, during an interview, had doubted the possibility of his party’s alliance with the PPP lasting for long. He said that mistrust between PML-N and PPP is growing and will further increase in the coming days.
He also said that PPP had betrayed the other opposition parties in the no-trust motion. They don’t want to lose the Sindh government while we have nothing to lose, he added.