Lahore (Web Desk) Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari will attend the opposition's All Parties Conference (APC) on Sunday via video link.
In a post on Twitter, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto said that former president Asif Ali Zardari will attend the conference via video link.
President Asif Ali Zardari will join opposition APC 20th September via video link inshAllah.— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) September 19, 2020
Earlier on Friday, the PPP chairman said that he spoke to spoke to Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif and enquired about his health. Bilawal added he also invited the PML-N supremo to virtually attend opposition APC, hosted by PPP, on 20th September.
Just spoke to Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif. Enquired about his health. Also invited him to virtually attend opposition APC, hosted by PPP, on 20th September.— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) September 18, 2020
Responding to Bilawal's tweet, PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz thanked the PPP chairman.
Thank you Bilawal. Warm regards & prayers. https://t.co/pl5P6CmR1Z— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) September 18, 2020
It is pertinent to mention that opposition parties including the PPP, PML-N and the JUI-F have said that they will use the platform to try to come up with a joint strategy focused on ousting the incumbent government.
The APC is scheduled to be held on Sunday as per decision of the Rehbar Committee of the joint opposition and will be hosted by the PPP at a local hotel in Islamabad.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill has said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and other "legal options" would be used if Nawaz Sharif addresses the opposition-led APC and if his speech is aired.