ISLAMABAD: Minister for Regulations and Services Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday said after consultations with legal aides and allied parties, an appeal would be filed in Supreme Court against the verdict about Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani.
Talking to reporters at Supreme Court premises after the court verdict, Dr Firdous said the PPP had been always the victim and target which was painful for Party leadership and workers.
"Conviction of the prime minister of a party which created and guarded the Constitution is continuation of the ongoing process of convictions against the PPP leaders", she said.
" The Prime Minister is still respectable for the party and its workers as he stood by the graves of our Shaheed leaders," she said in an emotional tone.
She said said the Prime Minister has convened special Cabinet meeting in the afternoon to thoroughly discuss the issue.
She also lauded the support by coalition partners in difficult times which indictaed that Yusuf Raza Gilani was not only the prime minister of the PPP but also of all allies. (APP)