According to a local media channel, the leader of the opposition and the current President of the PML-N Shehbaz Sharif has decided to join the Azadi March, towards Islamabad. He has said that he would lead the march from the front if his doctors allow him to do so. He will meet Maulana Fazal ur rehman and his elder brother Nawaz Sharif regarding the march and would discuss further plans with them.
According to the media channel, the opposition leader decided to join the march after a detailed three hours discussion. According to details regarding the march obtained so far, the party has decided the following plan:
- Workers from Central Punjab would join the march from Lahore.
- The PML-N and JUI leaders would meet at Sukkur and lead the march from there.
- Party leaders belonging to South Punjab would accompany the marchers coming from Sindh and Baluchistan.