According to details, a two-member delegation of the opposition parties that comprised on Haider Abbas Rizvi and Aijaz ul Haq, met the PAT chief, Dr Tahir ul Qadri and held discussion on affairs pertaining to the long march and deadlock with the government.
Talking to media after the meeting, Aijaz ul Haq expressed his hopes that talks will soon be initiated between the two sides. He said that whatever agenda PAT has towards the government, it should be dealt through negotiations while he vowed to try his best to aid in resolving the issue.
Haider Abbas Rizvi also expressed his hopes that the deadlock will end soon and a delegation by the government will meet the PAT leadership shortly.
He appealed the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order the authorities to provide water to the participants of the march and to let their food container reach them, for the women children and the men all sitting here at the protest sit-in, are thirsty and hungry.
The MQM leader also thanked Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, Raheeq Abbasi, he paid special thanks to Dr Tahir ul Qadri for honoring them to meet.
Rizvi said Dr Qadri has always honored them, adding, “Earlier when we had come to meet the PAT chief, he had taken to the stage, but today he was about to go on stage for addressing the marchers that he saw us and honored us to meet him.
Moreover, he said, “We came here to hold talks on behalf of the entire political leadership and will try our best to bring a delegation of government representatives to further negotiations”.