Shehbaz Sharif to invite Opp leaders to dinner on Monday

By: News Desk      Published: 12:11 PM, 21 May, 2021
Dinner invitation
File photo of opposition leaders.

PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has decided to host a dinner in honour of the opposition leaders in Islamabad on May 24 (Monday), reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday, quoting its sources.

Former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, JUI-F supremo and PDM President Maulana Fazlur Rehman have been invited to the dinner.

Parliamentary leaders from the ANP and other parties have also been invited, the sources said.

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The dinner gathering in Islamabad at 7.30 pm will discuss Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and other political issues.

On Thursday, the PML-N president went to Charsadda to express his condolences over the death of veteran Awami National Party (ANP) leader Begum Naseem Wali Khan.

Talking about the NRO, Shehbaz questioned the logic behind this argument saying what kind of deal they could have possibly made when they were facing jails.

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Shehbaz Sharif lamented that the government had deteriorated the economy, adding that poverty and inflation had made people’s lives miserable.

He said the government gave billions of rupees in subsidies to the sugar exporters.

Shehbaz Sharif criticized the government approach towards handling the Covid-19 pandemic saying that the government relied on the donated vaccines and let the situation get out of hand. He said in terms of inoculating the population, Pakistan lagged behind even Bangladesh.

Reporter Awais Kiani