ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: After the successful negotiations between the federal government team and the protesting religious leaders, the four-day sit-in was called off at the D-Chowk in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The meeting between the sit-in leaders and the government representatives was held at the residence of Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq in Islamabad in which the two sides reached a seven-point agreement, sources said.
The sources further said that the meeting was attended by Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Khawaja Saaed Rafiq, State Minister for Religious Affairs, Peer Muhammad Amil-ul-Hasanat Shah while the sit-in leaders’ delegation comprised Hamid Raza Qadri, Sarwat Ajaz Qardi, Asif Jalali and Afzal Qadri.
On the occasion, Owais Noorani and Haji Rafiq Pardasi played the role of mediators, the sources added.
Meanwhile, mobile phone service has been resumed in the Federal Capital after government’s successful talks with the protesters.