Neutrals mediate in government and PTI talks for economic stability: Asks PTI to return to assemblies for discussing electoral reforms and care taker administration
Neutrals (Army) had vowed to maintain their impartiality on political concerns.
There are reports that Imran Khan has been advised by neutrals (army) that If they want elections, they should approach parliament and negotiate with the government. The army is concerned about the economic crisis faced by the country and wants to save the country from economic crisis. These reports clearly indicated that political crisis created by our civilians leaders forced the army to step in.
Imran Khan has been urging neutrals to back him.
According to credible sources, independent groups have been in contact with government and opposition members in recent weeks to ensure the success of IMF negotiations. It was reported by the Daily Jang.com.pk.
Who are these independent groups?
In my opinion they might be members of the business community are concerned about the political crisis in the country and they feel that confrontation between the PTI and the government will only aggravate Pakistan’s economic woes.
They wanted the government and opposition to reassess their political judgments in light of the country's dire economic.
News reports says that some party officials approached Imran Khan and requested him to delay his Islamabad march until the conclusion of negotiations with the IMF was known.
Imran Khan first postponed a decision regarding the announcement of the march, but eventually provided the date of May 25 and referred to it as the genuine independence march.
In the meantime, the impartial agencies contacted the two sides on Tuesday night, requesting that they meet and address the political issue, which has exacerbated the country's political and economic instability.
On Wednesday morning, both parties met. The coalition government was represented by Yousuf Raza Gilani, Ayaz Sadiq, Ahsan Iqbal, Malik Muhammad Khan, Asad Mehmood, and Faisal Sabzwari, while the PTI was represented by Pervez Khattak, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and Asad Umar.
It was the first round of negotiations, and there was no breakthrough; nonetheless, it is anticipated that the two parties would meet again, this time mediated by third parties.
According to a PTI source close to the Establishment, neutral bodies advised Imran Khan to address his grievances directly with the coalition government.
It is anticipated that the next round of negotiations between the administration and the PTI would center on the PTI rescinding its resignation and returning to the Assembly so that a unanimous consensus may be reached in Parliament on the following matters:
1) Electoral changes, 2) Election date and creation of a caretaker administration. All political choices are to be decided by politicians themselves, according to PTI.