Long march: PTI, PAT agree on four-point agenda

Long march: PTI, PAT agree on four-point agenda


LAHORE, Pakistan: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) have reached a consensus on a four-point agenda with regard to their upcoming long marches, the media reports said.

The agreement came during a meeting between delegations of both parties which was held in Lahore on Tuesday to discuss in detail their protest rallies being held against the dictatorial monarchy in the country on August 14.

In a joint press conference held after the meeting along with PTI’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the PAT leader Raheeq Abbasi said that both the parties held a detailed discussions over the marches.

Meanwhile, Qureshi announced that the delegations had agreed on four points which include;

  1. The struggle would be democratic with the purpose of bringing in true participatory democracy, which was never brought through rigging.
  2. The struggle by the PTI and PAT would be constitutional.
  3. The movement of both the parties would be non-violent.
  4. If any unconstitutional measure taken during the struggle both the parties would condemn, both of us would not tolerate martial law.

Qureshi said that if situation turns worse then the federal and Punjab governments would be held responsible since we are determined to remain peaceful.

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