PPP, PML-Q join hands to form government in PunjabMarch 9th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.9 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) have joined hands to form the government in Punjab province, and declare war against the PML-N.
According to sources, PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has agreed to form a coalition with the PPP in the province, and has subsequently told Governor, Salmaan Taseer about this decision.
The Dawn quoted a PML-Q leader as saying that his party has reached an understanding with the PPP regarding sharing of power in Punjab.
The PML-Q had been taken into confidence about the imposition of the Governors Rule and both the future coalition-partners are moving ahead according to a written script, he added.
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, president of PML-Q Punjab, said that his party would side with the PPP, if the PML-N-PPP feud did not subside by March 11.
According to sources, PPP was forced to announce this partnership to give a message to the PML-N that they were serious about installing a government in the province. (ANI)