ISLAMABAD: After the success of the no-confidence motion against former prime minister Imran Khan, the joint opposition now faces a dilemma regarding the formation of a coalition government. The second-largest party in the coalition setup, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), is divided over the decision to take up ministries in the current setup.
According to media reports, the party has been divided into two wings. One wing believes that becoming part of the government and taking up ministries would end the coalition government in months. However, they want to support electoral reforms; but without becoming part of the cabinet.
Meanwhile, some leaders said that joining the federal government would give political stability to the party.
Speculations also suggest that Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari might join the cabinet as foreign minister but the party leadership remains divided over the said matter. One faction thinks that position would help Bilawal gain experience as a future candidate for the prime minister position. The other half believes that party workers would not accept their leader working under Pakistan Muslim League-N ministers.
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