End of road for PDM as five parties to form new bloc without PPP, ANP

03:59 PM | 3 Apr, 2021
End of road for PDM as five parties to form new bloc without PPP, ANP

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Democratic Movement has decided to form a new alliance of five opposition parties excluding the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP).

The former eleven party alliances chief will also issue show-cause notices to PPP and ANP for opposing its consensus decision and getting the support of alliance from the government parties.

The remaining parties, consisting of 27 members are PML-N, JUI-F, National Party of late Hasil Bizenjo, Balochistan National Party (BNP) of Akhtar Mengal, Jamiat Ahle Hadith of Professor Sajid Mir, JUP of Maulana Noorani, PkMAP of Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Aftab Sherpao’s Qaumi Watan Party (QWP).

All these decisions were taken at a meeting of senators of five opposition parties, a press release of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stated.

After the rift between the two major parties, the new group will be led by the PML-N designated opposition leader Senator Azam Nazir Tarrar.

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