Pakistan president convenes emergency party talks

ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday convened an emergency meeting of his main ruling Pakistan People’s Party after the Supreme Court disqualified the prime minister from office.

By (AFP)

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2012, 5:37 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 11:44 AM

Television footage showed Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Zardari’s son, party co-chairman, Bilawal, gathered in the heavily guarded presidency in the capital Islamabad.

“President Zardari is presiding and Prime Minister Gilani is also attending, to assess the situation,” a government official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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