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Punjab caretaker CM: PPP submits names for committee, Shahbaz rejects.

LAHORE -- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) submitted three names to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for the parliamentary committee meant to decide a name for caretaker chief minister Punjab on Friday.

However Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that the names suggested by the Opposition are not acceptable

The PPP chose Major (retd) Zulfiqar Gondal, Shaukat Mehmood Basra and Chaudhry Zaheer for the committee.

Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that the names suggested by the Opposition are not acceptable.

Pakistan Muslim League Balochistan leader Lashkari Raisani met with CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif to discuss the Balochistan situation and other issues related to general elections and overall situation in the country here today.

Shahbaz Sharif said that the country has regressed in the past five years and that the electricity crisis is the proof of former leaders' inability.

The CM Punjab said that the people of Pakistan will hold the thieves and looters accountable on May 11.

The PML-N has not submitted names for its representation in the parliamentary committee yet.

The two parties hope to reach a decision within the next three days.
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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Mar 23, 2013
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