Parvez Elahi vows to uphold parliamentary traditions
Sadiq Sanjrani holds detailed talks with Chaudhry brothers
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During a meeting with Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in Lahore, Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi Saturday vowed to uphold the parliamentary traditions and said that people had voted the government into power for five years, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Senate chairman had arrived in Lahore today to inquire after the health of PML-Q President Ch Shujaat and also to seek help of the Chaudhry brothers against the opposition’s no-confidence motion plan.
On the occasion, Ch Parvez Elahi said that meetings between the political parties continued as it was part of the political process. “The PML-Q will make decision after thorough consultation with its parliamentarians.”
He pointed out that every democratic government had the right to complete its constitutional tenure as elections were good when they were on their time.
Commenting on the current political situation in the country, he said he was closely observing the changing political atmosphere and added that national interest was dear to him the most.
“We want practical steps for providing immediate relief to the public,” he stated.
On the occasion, Senate Chairman Sanjrani said that Ch Shujaat was a seasoned politician who would surely find a way in the prevailing difficult situation.
The Senate chairman was accompanied by a delegation during his meeting with the Chaudhrys of Gujrat.
Both sides discussed a range of issues including the prevailing political situation in the country, ongoing developments projects in Balochistan and topics of bilateral interest.
Sanjrani was accompanied by Senator Naseebullah Khan Bazai, Senator Muhammad Abdul Qadir, Senator Prince Ahmad Umar Ahmadzai, Senator Ahmad Khan, Senator Dilawar Khan, Senator Kahda Babar, Asim Khan Goraya and Shazal.
Sanjrani Saturday arrived in Lahore as part of the government’s campaign to foil the opposition’s no-confidence move plan.
It is learnt that the government has sought to strengthen its contacts with its allied parties amid the ongoing political activities in Lahore, and it has sent the Senate chairman to meet the Chaudhry brothers to seek their help against the opposition’s no-confidence move.
Reporter Rao Dilshad Hussain