| GEO Pakistan|
PM, President rings Fazal; try wooing to rejoin cabinet
| Updated at: 0134 PST, Saturday, February 05, 2011|
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani late Friday telephoned chief JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rehamn, inviting the latter to rejoin federal cabinet, Geo News reported.
As per sources, while trying to woo JUI-F chief Fazal, the duo said during the telephonic conversation, that the new cabinet was going to be formed under new mandate, insisting that inclusion of JUI-F in federal cabinet would help government run matters of national interests.
However, according to sources, the spokesman to JUI-F, Mufti Abrar told Geo News that Fazalur Rehamn declined the invitation to rejoin cabinet.
Also, he said that Fazal told them that his party had decided not to rejoin PPP-led federal government, adding that formation of new cabinet was PPP’s internal affair.