PPP, PML-Q join hands to form government in Punjab

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Lahore, Mar.9 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League - Quaid (PML-Q) have joined hands to form the government in Punjab province, and declare 'war' against the PML-N.

ccording to sources, PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has agreed to form a coalition with the PPP in the province, and has subsequently told Governor, Salmaan Taseer about this decision.

The Dawn quoted a PML-Q leader as saying that his party has reached an understanding with the PPP regarding sharing of power in Punjab.

"The PML-Q had been taken into confidence about the imposition of the Governor's Rule and both the future coalition-partners are moving ahead according to a written script," he added.

Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, president of PML-Q Punjab, said that his party would side with the PPP, if the PML-N-PPP feud did not subside by March 11.

According to sources, PPP was forced to announce this partnership to give a message to the PML-N that they were serious about installing a government in the province. (ANI)

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