Gilani invites PML-N to join government

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Lahore, July 26 (ANI): In a significant move, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has reportedly invited the Nawaz Sharif led Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to join the federal government.

According to a private television channel, Gilani called Sharif to discuss the current political scenario of the country, including the military operation against the Taliban and other extremist groups being carried out in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP).

Sources said it was decided that the two leaders would be discussing the replacement of nazims with administrators later.Meanwhile, Member of the British Parliament Lord Nazir Ahmed, Zubair Gul and Barrister Abid Hussain also called Nawaz Sharif on Saturday.

The leaders also discussed different aspects of legal proceedings against former President General Pervez Musharraf, The Daily Times reports.

Lord Nazir has said that Musharraf should be tried for "war crimes" and violation of human rights along with defaming the Constitution.

He is likely to visit Pakistan to meet the "victims of Musharraf's policies."

Sources added that the PML-N is also considering filing a case against Musharraf for violating the constitution and is currently in consultation with legal experts. (ANI)

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