Lahore- Chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Q (Quaid-e-Azam), Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, has offered mediation between government and Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri who refused to come off his flight at Lahore airport today.
Reports said the PML-Q chief who arrived at Lahore airport to meet Dr.Qadri, the chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), and offer mediation between him and the PML-N government.
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Sources said Ch. Shujaat had earlier telephoned Qadri in a bid to convince him to leave the plane.
Qadri, an anti-Taliban cleric, landed in Lahore on Monday after his plane was diverted from Islamabad where his supporters clashed with police amid government concerns about the religious scholarâ€™s homecoming for an anti-government “revolution”.
First Published in The Nation, 23th June, 2014.