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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,482
5024hr
Pakistan Cases
1,234,828
2,23324hr
4.23% positivity
Sindh
453,858
Punjab
426,639
Balochistan
32,828
Islamabad
104,764
KPK
172,498

That Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) is dead in the water is a fact. The deepening PDM rift took another ugly turn on Monday when five opposition parties’ senators led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) clashed with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in the Senate.

The incumbent government is certainly deriving pleasure from growing squabbles differences among opposition parties. The recent Senate elections have triggered PDM’s unraveling. Opposition parties are no longer in a position to pose any challenge to the remaining tenure of the PTI-led coalition government. Their infighting is starting to bolster a seemingly beleaguered government’s confidence.

Saeed Mirza (Lahore)

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

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