Lahore, Pakistan (BBN)– Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari held a one on one meeting in Lahore on Saturday.
During the meeting both leaders discussed the ongoing political crisis in the country. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed that the supremacy of the constitution and law.
In the second meeting, the prime minister and former president have been joined by their party representatives, the GEO News reported.
Mr Zardari was invited by Prime Minister Sharif to attend a lunch hosted in his honour. The former president is joined in Raiwind by Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Leader of Opposition in the Senate Aitzaz Ahsan and Parliamentary Leader PPP in Senate Mian Raza Rabbani. PML-N leaders Khawaja Asif and Ishaq Dar will also attend the meeting.
Mr Zardari would return to Karachi the same evening after spending a busy day in Lahore. He would also hold talks with Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi at their residence. He would also visit Mansoora where he would hold a meeting with Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul- Haq.
Both the leaders are expected to hold a news conference after the meeting which will take place in the backdrop of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protests in Islamabad.
BBN/SSR/AD-23Aug14-5:11 pm (BST)