ISLAMABAD: A high-powered committee entrusted with the task of holding dialogue with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) made the first formal contact with the party.
Sources said Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani held a telephonic conversation with JUI-F leader Abdul Ghafoor Haideri.
The committee led by Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak will meet the JUI-F leader at 8pm today (Sunday) at his residence at the Parliament Lodges.
In a statement following the telephonic conversation, Haideri said they are ready to hold talks with the committee if it visits them for the purpose. He said they will see how far the government listens to their demands.