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Two Leading Parties in Pakistan Agree to “Common Agenda”

February 21, 2008

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan‘s two main opposition parties announced Thursday they would form a new government together after their victory over President Pervez Musharraf‘s allies in elections this week.

The two leaders of the Pakistan People’s Party of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto and the Pakistan Muslim League-N led by Nawaz Sharif made the announcement at a joint news conference after meeting in Islamabad.

“We have agreed on a common agenda. We will work together to form a government together in the center and in the provinces,” Sharif said.