Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that all political parties have to work hand-in-hand to overcome the challenging situation faced by the country.

The Prime Minister added that efforts above party affiliations are required to meet these challenges.

The Prime Minister said this while meeting former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, who called on the PM here in Islamabad Friday.

Various issues, particularly security concerns were discussed in the meeting. Mr. Gillani also reiterated that all political parties have to overcome differences and get united for the greater national interest.