ISLAMABAD- Chief Minister Khyber PakhtoonkhwaPervaiz Khattak who was invited to attend the National Security Conference chaired by the Prime Minister today August 9, 2014, abstained from attending the meeting following the PTI line.

Sources said that the Chief Minister was expected to attend the meeting as Chief Executive of a province however,towing the party line he declined the invitation of the Prime Minister.

Sources said that working relationship between the Centre and KPK government remained cordial as Prime Minister did not allow requests of his party members to to move a no confidence motion against the Chief Minister. They said the latest stance of the KPK Chief Minister would lead to bad blood.