Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, accompanied by a delegation of PML-N leaders, left for London on Tuesday night to meet the party head Nawaz Sharif with whom he will be discussing the political and economic situation along with some serious decision-making.
The PM took off from Islamabad via a flight of British Airways around 12 midnight on Tuesday and touched down at Gatwick Airport of London early Wednesday morning. His delegation consists of 10 key members of the party including Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Sanaullah, Ata Tarar, MPA Malik Ahmed, Maryam Aurangzeb, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Muftah Ismail and Khawaja Asif.
Earlier on Tuesday the Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb had confirmed the PM’s “private visit” to London along with the cabinet members of PML-N.
“Prime Minister Shehbaz and PML-N members are going on a private visit to London to meet with Nawaz Sharif,” she said, adding that the main focus of the visit will be to hold consultations on key issues going around the country, which was not an “unusual process” within political parties.
Agenda’s to be discussed
According to the sources, the following key issues will be discussed in the premier’s meeting with his elder brother in London:
- Current political and economic situation
- Decisions on the subsidy on petroleum prices
- Determining the impact of heading a coalition government on the party
- Consideration over the timing of holding fresh elections
Nawaz Sharif, while speaking to the media in London, said that he was looking forward to meet Shehbaz Sharif and others accompanying him.
“The PTI government has created a crisis in every sphere of the country. Imran Khan’s government harmed Pakistan in every possible manner, be it social, economic, cultural or political issues. Nothing like this happened ever before in the history of Pakistan.” He said during the media talk.