LAHORE - The 'Q peacemakers have accelerated efforts to bring more members of forward bloc back after Law Minister Sanas announcement regarding expanding the Cabinet without inclusion of Unification Bloc members, TheNation has learnt. At the same time PML-N lobbyists has taken up the task of bringing the members of PML-Q (Like-Minded Group) into their fold and held marathon meetings with Like-Minded president Senator Salim Saif Ullah on different occasions, while the latest moot of the series held between PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif and Salim Saif Ullah along with three other Senators of the Like-Minded on Tuesday. Sources in PML-Q privy to the information regarding new developments for speeding up the pace of contacts with remaining forward bloc members to bring them back told this scribe on Tuesday that partys high command has directed Raja Basharat, Anwar Cheema, Chaudhary Zaheer-ud-Din, Riaz Pirzada, Amir Cheema and Faisal Saleh Hayat to hold meetings with their old partners report the progress to PML-Q president Punjab, Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi. While, the same team would also look after the task of peacemaking with disgruntled party MNAs gathered under the umbrella of Like-Minded faction of the PML-Q, however the job to woo party Senators would be dealt by central party president, Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi. It is to be mentioned here, PML-Q (Like-Minded Group) is part of Muthidda Muslim League (MML) the four party Muslim Leagues alliance, while the other components of MML include PML (Zia), PML (Functional) and Awami Muslim League. The Like-Minded leadership stated time and again that they would take all decisions with consensus from the platform of MML, whether it would forging a larger alliance based on factions of Muslim Leagues or with other likeminded political forces. Meanwhile, informed circles of PML-Q (Like-Minded Group) told this reporter that a sizeable number of MNAs and Senators support the idea of siding with PML-N if the MML failed to woo all factions of Muslim Leagues to form a greater electoral alliance or a meaningful coalition with the inclusion of likeminded political parties. When asked, this thinking could disintegrate the MML, as some among their ranks strongly oppose the idea of joining PML-N, they maintained, Winning the polls and grabbing power is the only reality in practical politics, as one could not serve the electorate without reaching the Parliament. They added, There are no hard and fast rules in politics and inflexible person could not survive in politics, while keeping in view this principle the remaining opposition among MML ranks against joining hands with PML-N could diminish in no time. MML circles informed that under settled policy of the four-party Muslim League alliance, Hamid Nasir Chattha has replaced Mir Zafar Ullah Jamali as the convener of the coalition and he would summon an important meeting soon to discuss various options regarding converting the MML into a larger electoral alliance, while the same moot would also ponder upon the repeated advances of the PML-N especially towards the PML-Q (Like-Minded Group), besides discussing other options in this regard. Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri, chairman steering committee Like-Minded and MML leader when contacted said that they would consider all options regarding forging a larger alliance, however all decisions in this regard would be taken from the platform of MML. He said, It is certain that no political force could get clear majority in the next general elections alone and the next polls would be contested under various electoral alliances, while each political group or party would forge alliance with their likeminded political forces.