The federal government is prepared to resume negotiations with the opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) regarding general elections, and has also submitted its response to the Supreme Court on this matter.
According to News, the PTI opposition party is willing to restart negotiations with the ruling coalition government for the upcoming general elections. The government’s response was submitted by Finance Minister Asad Umar on behalf of Attorney General Mansoor Ali Khan.
The government’s response, submitted in the Supreme Court, states that the ruling coalition is confident that the solution to political issues lies in political dialogue, and they are prepared to restart negotiations for the benefit of the country as a whole.
The response also informed the Supreme Court that important progress has been made after dialogue was initiated with the PTI, and an agreement has been reached to hold elections on the same day throughout the country.
The government stated that during the negotiations, even the government’s coalition partners showed flexibility and deliberations were made to analyze the assembly in a timely manner. However, a consensus could not be reached on when the national and provincial assemblies should be dissolved.
It is clear that the PTI had submitted a report on negotiations to the Supreme Court yesterday, and a hearing on the case has been scheduled for today (Friday) at 11:30 am.