Islamabad: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PPP’s Vice Chairman Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani jointly presided over a meeting of the senior party leadership present in Islamabad here at the Prime Minister House on Wednesday evening.
Spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said that the meeting discussed issues relating to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) air strikes, the forthcoming Senate elections and the steps for the implementation of the pledge made by the party to meet the longstanding demand of the people for Saraiki province.
The meeting decided that the Joint Session of the Parliament would be called as soon as the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security are finalized.
It was also decided that soon after the return of the PPP Co-Chairman, President Asif Ali Zardari, applications would be invited from the party workers for the Senate lections.
The meeting asked the manifesto committee to expedite finalization of its report on the Saraiki province.
Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lauded the courageous stand promptly taken by the Government on the NATO air strikes.
He also appreciated the measures taken by the Government and the party to meet the genuine aspirations of the people of Pakistan.
The meeting was attended by Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Ms Hina Rabbani Khar, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Syed Khursheed Shah, Dr Babar Awan, Syed Naveed Qamar, Nazar Muhammad Gondal, Ms Sherry Rehman, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Jahangir Badar, Farhatullah Babar, Ms Rukhsana Bangash and Hashaam Sheikh.