Worried Gilani putting in an all out effort to resolve crisisMarch 12th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is making all efforts to put off the political fire that has engulfed the whole country currently.
Gilani said he would meet President Asif Ali Zardari, to chalk out a strategy to put an end to the crisis.
Addressing a function organised for the the newly-elected and outgoing senators here, Gilani said : I will request the president to let the House decide which party will form the government in Punjab, adding , There are three stakeholders in Punjab the PPP, the PML-N and the PML-Q. The one that proves support of the majority should form the government.
According to The Daily Times, PML-Q leaders Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi have reportedly met Prime Minister Gilani and Zardari separately.
Both party leaders have worked on a formula under which the PPP would get a 60 percent and the PML-Q a 40 percent share in the provincial government.
According to sources, the PML-Q has put forth a demand for the chief ministers chair along with important cabinet portfolios such as the Finance Ministry. (ANI)
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