Fahim, Shujaat discuss formation of govt.

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Islamabad, Feb 21 : Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Vice-Chairman Makhdoom Amin Fahim has met Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Shujaat Hussain to discuss the formation of a coalition government in Pakistan, sources have said. According to sources, there was little possibility of the PPP joining hands with the PML-N because of the latter's clear position on the issue of sacked judges and resignation of President Musharraf.

A PPP source said they might arrive upon a compromise.

Shujaat Hussain further said his party would prefer to sit on the opposition benches, but a final decision would be taken at a meeting of the party's ticket holders on February 23 here.

According to the Daily Times, PML-N Senator Ishaq Dar said that his party was more interested in fulfilling its promises to its voters rather than forming a coalition government.

Meanwhile, Shujaat Hussain, PML-Q Punjab President Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad met President Pervez Musharraf to discuss the post-election scenario.

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