Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has phoned PML (N) Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif, ANP President Asfandyar Wali Khan and JUI(F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman to discuss the upcoming expansion in the cabinet. According to sources, the PM discussed the issue of PML(N)'s inclusion in the federal cabinet with Nawaz Sharif, however, Nawaz maintained that PML (N) would join federal cabinet only after the reinstatement of deposed judges. Sources said PM Gilani and Nawaz Sharif also spoke on the appointment of standing committees chairmen and designation of parliamentary secretaries.