Leaders of PPP started arriving at a five-star hotel in the capital, where the conference is being held, on Sunday morning. Senator Sherry Rehman while speaking to the media said that today’s would a “historic all-party conference”.
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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill, who held a press conference early on Sunday, reiterated the government’s stance that the opposition would not be given any NRO-like (National Reconciliation Ordinance) concession.
Following news of Nawaz’s address, Gill had warned “the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and other legal options” would be used if the PML-N supremo’s speech was aired by TV channels.
Rehman, however, said that the speeches would be “live streamed” on social media platforms.
PML-N vice-president and Nawaz’s daughter Maryam has already arrived in Islamabad from Lahore for participation in the MPC and she will be part of the 11-member PML-N delegation under party president Shahbaz Sharif. The PML-N on Saturday officially announced the names of its leaders who would represent the party in the MPC. The party delegation will comprise Khawaja Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Ayaz Sadiq, Pervaiz Rasheed, Maryam Nawaz, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Rana Sanaullah, Ameer Maqam and Marriyum Aurangzeb.