ISLAMABAD, March 24 (Online): PDM chairman Maulana Fazlur Rehman has contacted Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari and appealed to them and their party leaders not to give statements against each other as it will inflict harm on PDM cause.
The two leaders have supported Maulana Fazlur Rehman suggestion.
Sources said Maulana Fazlur Rehman firstof all contacted former president Asif Ali Zardari and the two leaders exchanged views on the political landscape of the country,
Maulana Fazl said all the component parties of PDM should respect the common decisions. As per PDM decision, it was supported that the opposition leader slot in Senate will be given to PML-N. It is hoped that PPP will respect joint decisions of PDM.
Sources said Maulana Fazlur Rehman raised the matter of statement given by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Lahore a day before saying such statements are feared to cause harm to PDM cause. If component parties of PDM start giving statements against each other then it will defeat the objective of the movement. Party leadership should take notice in this respect and party leadership should be stopped forthwith from giving statements against each other.
The sources said the two leaders discussed political situation of the country and exchanged views on future strategy. The two leaders also agreed on resolving the problems together.
Later Maulana Fazl contacted Nawaz Sharif by telephone and took the latter into confidence on his talks with Asif Ali Zardari. They also exchanged views at length on future strategy.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman advised the two leaders to refrain from giving statements against each other saying the controversial statements are causing harm to PDM. We have become united against the government and have not been united for fighting against each other.
Nawaz Sharif supported Maulana Fazl proposal saying no statements have been given by the PML-N and on the other hand directives have been issued to party leadership that no reply be given to the statements from PPP. Nawaz Sharif said when the movements are launched then such difficulties crop up. However we have to steer out of such situation in unision. We will continue our struggle till the achievement of our objectives.