Allies attend Zardari's Iftar dinner, PML-N not invited

10:23 PM | 19 Jun, 2015
Allies attend Zardari's Iftar dinner, PML-N not invited
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Leaders of important political parties attended the dinner on the invitation of Former President Asif Ali Zardari. PML-Q leader Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and MQM leader Dr. Farooq Sattar attended the dinner. ANP delegation, led by Iftikhar Hussain, also attended the party.

Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q), Awami National Party (ANP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) delegations on Friday attended the Iftar dinner hosted by former President Asif Ali Zardari. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Jamaat Islami and Jamiat Ulema Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) abstained from attending the dinner while the ruling Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) was not invited.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that the government’s stance on Zardari’s statement about army is quite clear.

The guests were served with plenty of dishes.

PTI and JI abstained from attending the dinner despite invitation while Maulana Fazlur Rehman declined saying that he had to host his guests at home, but later he joined the Iftar dinner. However, Farhat Ullah Babar kept explaining that only the allies of the PPP had been invited.

Pakistan Muslim League-(N) wasn’t extended the invitation. Senator Pervaiz Rashid said that it was out of question to attend the dinner since the party hadn’t been invited.

Prime Minister’s Political Advisor Asif Kirmani also confirmed that the PM House hadn’t received any invitation.