PML-N hurt by Zardari's remarks

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Islamabad, Aug 24 : Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Information Secretary, Ahsan Iqbal, has said that verbal and written agreements have no importance in the politics of PPP's Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari.

He expressed his party's disappointment over remarks of Asif Zardari, saying if agreements, deals have no significance in politics then we will have to think on the politics of Muhammad Ali Jinnah also.

Talking to Geo News, the secretary information said PML-N had not sought any position for any of its candidate but demanded of judges' re-instatement and scrapping of 17th amendments.

"PML-N would devise its new strategy on the emerging situation in next CWC meeting," he said and added that decision on presidential candidate has not been taken yet.

Iqbal clarified that it was Jaweed Hashmi's personal wish to be the candidate for the post of President. However, he said party would think in this regard.

He termed the ruling party's decision to announce the schedule of presidential election in haste.

Nawaz Sharif had conveyed to PPP of his support for presidential candidate if judges were restored and 17th amendments is scrapped, The News quoted Iqbal, as saying.

ANI

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