PTI Leaders Discuss Elections, Political Instability With Diplomatic Corps

PTI Leaders Discuss Elections, Political Instability With Diplomatic Corps
Top PTI leaders met the diplomatic corps in Islamabad, the party said in a series of tweets, on Tuesday.

According to details, Vice Chairperson Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Secretary General Asad Umar had a "breakfast meeting" organised by the High Commissioner of Australia in Pakistan, Neil Hawkins.

It said that apart from senior PTI leaders, the gathering was participated by a large number of envoys of the European and Muslim countries posted in Pakistan.

Qureshi said the meeting discussed the region as well as the overall political situation of the country.

"The participants were apprised about the party's stance on the holding of transparent elections as per schedule and brining an end to the ongoing political instability in Pakistan," he said.

Towards the conclusion of the meeting, Qureshi expressed his gratitude to Hawkins for organising the gathering.

On March 16, a day after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif offered archrivals PTI to sit down for talks amid an intensifying political crisis, former premier Imran Khan has said that he is willing to talk to ‘anyone’ for the country.

The PML-N president had asked for political forces to sit down for talks to rid the country of the political and economic crises.

Speaking at a meeting, he had lamented that the PTI didn’t turn up for talks on at least two occasions in the past.

He was quoted as saying that though politicians are always open to talks, the former ruling party had a history of not responding positively to such offers.

The premier had also asked the political leadership to forge unity in their ranks in order to jointly resolve the issues facing the country.

In an apparent response to the offer, Imran Khan said in a tweet that he is willing to talk to ‘anyone’ and take every step in the direction.

According to the PTI chairman, he is willing to go to such lengths for the sake of the country’s progress, interests, and democracy.