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Joint session of Parliament likely to meet tomorrow

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ISLAMABAD: A joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament, called off last week, could be reconvened by the government tomorrow (Tuesday).

According to sources, the coalition partners met Prime Minister Imran Khan after the government addressed the concerns of the coalition parties for a joint sitting of parliament.

Following coalition partners meeting with PM Imran Khan, the joint session of the parliament is likely to be summoned tomorrow, while Tuesday’s federal cabinet has also been postponed due to the possibility of the joint sitting.

Earlier, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry asserted that the PTI-led federal government has addressed the reservations of its coalition partners and evolved consensus on the matter of electoral reforms.

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“All allied parties have expressed full confidence over the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and PTI,” the minister said while talking to journalists in Islamabad after Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the leaders of allied parties.

According to Fawad Chauhdry, the entire leadership of the allied parties, including GDA, MQM-Pakistan, PML-Q and Balochistan Awami Party was present in the meeting, and were standing with the government.

The information minister further said during the huddle all reservations of coalition partners over electronic voting machines (EVMs) and other electoral reforms had been addressed.