Fazl likely to meet Benazir in Dubai
ISLAMABAD: Maulana Fazlur Rehman, secretary general of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), is likely to visit Dubai in the next week to meet former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to discuss the political situation in Pakistan after the announcement by President General Pervez Musahrraf to keep both civilian and military offices, sources told Daily Times.
These sources said that Fazl would discuss closer cooperation between the MMA and Alliance for Restoration of Democracy, with Ms Bhutto. Sources said that during a recent telephone conversation with Asif Ali Zardari it was agreed that modalities for cooperation would be finalised in Ms Bhutto’s presence.
“The objective of the meeting is to a unified protest campaign against President General Pervez Musharraf,” sources said.
They added that Fazl would emphasise that the ARD should not keep MMA’s rejection of the 17th amendment a condition for cooperation between the two alliances. staff report