PM says he will neither resign nor go on leave
Islamabad, Prime Minister has declared that he will neither resign nor go on leave while national political leadership has resolved that there can't be any compromise on supremacy of the Constitution and continuity of the democratic system.
A joint declaration to this effect came during meeting of the national political leaders with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Monday.
The meeting pointed out that future of Pakistan is linked with democracy and any deviation can be dangerous for federation of Pakistan.
The leaders expressed their firm resolve that they stand by the Prime Minister in the struggle to defend the democracy.
All parliamentary parties decided to become party to the petition filed in the Supreme Court for supremacy of the Parliament.
They said they would not allow to set a precedent under which a few people to make hostage mandate of millions of people.
The meeting strongly condemned attacks on the Parliament, PM House and PTV. These attacks are attacks on democracy and state.
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate declared that if someone tried to besiege the Prime Minister House then political leadership would stay with the Prime Minister in the PM House.
The meeting condemned irresponsible role played by a section of media by trying to create misunderstanding between institutions.
ANP leader Haji Adeel told the Prime Minister that if he resigned then they will leave him and therefore, he should not even entertain the idea of resigning.
Those who attended the meeting include Syed Khursheed Shah, Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Ijazul Haq, Babar Khan Ghauri, Dr. Farooq Sattar, Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, Mir Hasil Bizenjo, Haji Adeel, Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Abbas Khan Afridi and Ghazi Gulab Jamal.