ISAMABAD - Expressing deep concern over inability to end the standoff in Islamabad, PPP Co-chairman Asif Zardari on Thursday called upon the government to seek an immediate rescheduling of the visit of Chinese President.

Zardari regretted the political impasse continued for over 20 days due to sit-ins of PTI and PAT in Islamabad has resulted in the most unfortunate setback to our relations with China manifested by the postponement of the scheduled visit to Pakistan of the Chinese president.

The former president also called for an immediate and peaceful resolution to the standoff in the federal capital. The PPP's co-chairman had earlier assured the government of his party full support to resolve the current political crisis.