Govt, opposition likely to hit deadlock over caretaker PM … prime minister as the government has only one day to complete its term. A caretaker prime minister will take over on the dissolution of the assemblies on March 16.
Though Punjab Minister Shahbaz Sharif terms the meeting positive and says there is no deadlock over the issue, he was reported to have told the meeting that he would make any decision to dissolve the Punjab Assembly only after consultation with his elder brother and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Chief Nawaz Sharif.
On the other hand Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani has also threatened that he would not be sending advice for assembly’s dissolution on March 19.
Sources said that he was angry, as he could not get assurance to address certain issues.
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, KPK Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Punjab Chief Shahbaz Sharif and Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani were summoned by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in a bid to hammer out a consensus to dissolve all the provincial assemblies on a same day.
The sources said that the chief ministers agreed to hold election for provincial assemblies on a same date.