Speaking to the media after the talks, PTI’s Vice-Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that two side had made progress in their meeting.
Qureshi stated that only an independent election commission could ensure that free and fair elections are held in the country.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who led the govt’s negotiating team, expressed optimism that the issue would be resolved between the two sides within the coming week.
“The dispute with the PTI is very close to being resolved,” Dar said.
This was the third round of talks between the two sides. The talks also dealt with the formation a judicial commission to investigate alleged rigging in last years polls.
The meeting between the two sides was held at the residence of PTI’s Secretary General Jahangir Tareen.
The talks had been scheduled for Tuesday, but were cancelled due to the terrorist attack in Peshawar.
Dec 16, 2017 0
The 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.
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