ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari spoke with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on the telephone.
Mr. Zardari and Imran Khan discussed the political situation in the country.
Mr. Zardari also spoke with Sheikh Rahseed Ahmed and asked him to speak with Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri to defuse the crisis. Rahseed said he informed the former president that it was now too late.
The former president has met numerous political leaders in an effort to defuse the political crisis caused in the country in the backdrop of the PTI and PAT protests in Islamabad.
The former president met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and emphasized his support for the democratic system. Mr. Zardari has categorically stated that a political solution is the only way forward.