Sharif’s party wants presidential poll put off by a week

August 24th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the second largest party in the country’s National Assembly, demanded Sunday that the presidential polls scheduled to be held Sep 6 be postponed by at least one month.The private television channel Geo TV reported that the demand came at the conclusion of the PML-N’s four-hour long meeting held in Lahore.

The meeting expressed disappointment at the attitude of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), the dominant party in the ruling coalition, according to the report.

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