PM confident incumbent govt to stay

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed the confidence that the government would not be derailed despite MQM’s announcement to sit on opposition benches.

Talking to mediamen here on Sunday, Gilani asserted that government would continue to function with or without any coalition partner.

He was optimistic that PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif is in favor of democratic process and would not let it derail.

To a question on the recent of increase in the prices of petroleum products, Gilani said that government could not afford to grant any more subsidies on petroleum products.