Worried Gilani putting in an all out effort to resolve crisis

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Islamabad, Mar.12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is making all efforts to put -off the political fire that has engulfed the whole country currently.

Gilani said he would meet President Asif Ali Zardari, to chalk out a strategy to put an end to the crisis.

Addressing a function organised for the the newly-elected and outgoing senators here, Gilani said : "I will request the president to let the House decide which party will form the government in Punjab," adding , "There are three stakeholders in Punjab - the PPP, the PML-N and the PML-Q. The one that proves support of the majority should form the government."

According to The Daily Times, PML-Q leaders Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi have reportedly met Prime Minister Gilani and Zardari separately.

Both party leaders have worked on a formula under which the PPP would get a 60 percent and the PML-Q a 40 percent share in the provincial government.

According to sources, the PML-Q has put forth a demand for the chief minister's chair along with important cabinet portfolios such as the Finance Ministry. (ANI)

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