Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has refused dissolving of Punjab Assembly on March 19.

Shahbaz Sharif said while addressing to a press conference in Lahore this evening that he is not ready to disband Punjab Assembly on March 19, as their term originally would end on April 8.

All political parties must be taken on board for finalization of caretaker set up in the country and ten key parties must be taken into confidence for Sindh set up, he added.

Shahbaz Sharif confirmed on the occasion that his party has no objection over same day elections of national and all provincial assemblies.

Punjab Chief Minister congratulated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province for consent on name of caretaker Chief Minister and demanded on the occasion that meritorious and able persons should be picked as interim chief ministers of remaining provinces.

After meeting with Prime Minister Parvez Ashraf, contacted PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif in London for guidance added the PML-N leader, saying polls should be held on same day across the country.