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Jul 29, 2013| Courtesy by : Daily Times
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and discussed the strategy for presidential elections in the Punjab Assembly.
They decided to convene a provincial parliamentary party meeting today (Monday) which would be addressed by PML-N presidential candidate Mamnoon Hussain. The chief minister also briefed the prime minister about the proposed documents for local government elections in the province. The prime minister asked the chief minister to devise a local government system which devolves maximum powers at the grass roots level, resolves problems of the people and ensures prosperity. Speaking on this occasion, the prime minister expressed satisfaction over the campaign against electricity and gas theft in Punjab and asked the chief minister to speed up the campaign against power thieves. Chief Minister Shahbaz briefed the prime minister about the proposed local bodies system in Punjab. Sources have informed Online that strict and explicit directives have been given to the PML-N MNAs after the announcement of the presidential election that they should not proceed on any foreign tour, Umrah and also avoid Aitakaf sittings since all such activities could jeopardise the members’ presidential vote.
and the PML-N. agencies. (Courtesy: Daily Times)