ISLAMABAD–Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) agreed to form the long-awaited judicial commission – on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) request – to probe irregularities and alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections.
Addressing a joint press conference on Friday, leaders of both the parties announced they had reached a consensus on all the terms of reference which had been under discussion for numerous months.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, flanked by PTI leaders Shah Mehmod Qureshi and Jahangir Tareen, said that PTI has shown a lot of flexibility which had made the agreement possible.
He also thanked the members of the political jirga and appreciated their efforts in ensuring a democratic solution to the standoff between PML-N and PTI. “We are glad that finally a consensus has been achieved,” added Dar.
Speaking on the occasion, Shah Mehmod Qureshi said that, “We want to develop a system which everyone should respect.”
Ishaq Dar further assured that PML-N will share the copy of this agreement with other political parties and every will be apprised about it.