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Updated on: Monday, November 04, 2019, 10:58 PM IST

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman convenes all-party meet

Islamic political party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman (C) delivers a speech during an anti-government

Islamic political party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman (C) delivers a speech during an anti-government "Azadi (Freedom) March" in Islamabad. | Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP

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Islamabad: Pakistan's firebrand cleric-cum-politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday convened an all-party conference to discuss the future course of action as the 48-hour deadline set by him for Prime Minister Imran Khan's resignation has expired.

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader, who is leading a huge protest dubbed as 'Azadi March' comprising tens of thousands of his supporters in the national capital, said the movement to oust the prime minister "will continue to move ahead and will never be on the back foot".

Rehman on Friday gave Khan a two-day ultimatum to resign, saying the "Gorbachev of Pakistan" must step down without testing the patience of peaceful protestors.

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Published on: Monday, November 04, 2019, 10:58 PM IST
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