Senior PML-N leader Pervaiz Rashid also refused to comment on the issue.
Rana Sana Ullah also chose to keep silent on the former president’s remarks about the PML-N leadership, stating that he had not watched the press conference either.
Chaudhry Nisar may soon rejoin PML-N, party’s sources say
Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal said, “We will play role of the big brother and not comment on Zardar’s statements.”Senior PML-N leaders believe that Zardari wanted to strengthen his own position through the APC – for which Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehamn was making efforts – and negotiate a deal for himself by using Sharif and the PML-N to his advantage.“Zardari offered the PTI his support a day after Sharif declined to participate in the APC,” said a senior leader, claiming that since then he had been continuously accusing the PML-N of striking ‘deals’The PML-N leaders also said the party had to back out of the APC after it realised it was not the best time to launch any such movement which would have stemmed from such an effort.
PML-N distances itself from Rana Mashood’s statement again
Another PML-N leader claimed the party would not respond to Zardari’s ‘mudslinging’ in bid to keep the opposition intact.“Such comments are pushing us into a tight corner so the PPP should abstain from further offending the PML-N,” said the leader on condition of anonymity, adding both the former ruling parties must work together while in the opposition.