LAHORE ( REPORTBEAT) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari asked Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain to support Yousuf Raza Gilani for the chairmanship of the Senate, but the PML-Q chief said he was an ally of the government and stood by them in the Senate.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto accompanied by party leaders Qamar Zaman Kaira and Syed Hassan Murtaza reached the residence of Chaudhry brothers and met Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, head of the Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam, and inquired about his well-being. Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, Tariq Bashir Cheema, Monis Elahi, Saalik Hussain and Hussain Elahi also participated on the occasion on behalf of PML-Q.
On a request for support in the election of Chairman Senate, Chaudhry Shujaat said that they are allies of the government and also stand with them in the Senate. However, the Chaudhry brothers asked for time till the next meeting with Bilawal Bhutto for matters in Punjab.
It should be noted that after the victory of Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Senate, the PPP has also started political meetings for the election of the Chairman Senate to make the former Prime Minister successful.