1st meeting of opposition's anti-government Rahbar Committee under way

ISLAMABAD: The first meeting of opposition’s anti-government Rahbar Committee comprising the nine opposition parties is under way in Islamabad.

The Rahbar Committee which comprises 11 members of the opposition will mull over anti-government movement and other issues during the meeting.

Two members each from Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), while one member each makes up the members of the Rahbar Committee.

Former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and Senate chairman Nayyar Hussain Bukhari will represent PPP, while former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and interior minister Ahsan Iqbal will represent PML-N.

From Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) Akram Khan Durrani, Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo from National Party, Usman Khan Kakar from Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, Qaumi Watan Party’s Hashim Babar, Mian Ifthikhar from Awami National Party, Shafiq Pasrori and Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan’s Owais Noorani will attend the meeting of the Rahbar Committee.