ISLAMABAD President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday assured coalition partners including the ANP and MQM that the Presidency would not allow the representative institutions of the state to indulge in any sort of confrontation or political polarisation. The Constitution clearly defines the role of every representative institution of state, leaving no room for any confrontation between the state outfits, sources quoted the President as saying during one of his many political meetings on Friday. According to the sources, the President met Governor Sindh Ishrat-ul-Ibad, and other MQM leaders with Farooq Sattar on top of them separately. At the same time, President Zardari in his meeting with ANPs Asfandyar Wali and others, held a detailed discussion on the situation emerging after December 16 decision of the apex court on notorious NRO. The sources informed TheNation that the ANP leadership has asked the President to play his role as head of the state to ensure the system of checks and balances within the state institutions. We expect that all persons occupying high state position and all the state institutions will perform their role in the perimeters determined by the Constitution, the sources quoted the ANP leader as telling the President. After meeting with coalition partners, the President held a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. The two were believed to have finalised the agenda for the PPPs Central Executive Council (CEC) meeting on Saturday. Presidents son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari who is also de jure Chairperson of the ruling PPP is reportedly here to theoretically at least chair the meeting. Afterwards the President chaired yet another meeting on late Friday evening that was said to be that of the so-called core group of the ruling PPP. Besides the Prime Minister, Rehman Malik, Dr. Babar Awan, Ahmed Mukhtar, Syed Naveed Qamar, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Jahangir Badar, Mian Raza Rabbani, Senator Nayyar Hussain Bokhari, Rukhsana Bangash, Fauzia Wahab, Fauzia Habib, Mehreen Anwar Raja and Spokesperson to the President former Senator Farhatullah Babar attended the core group meeting. During the meeting, the sources informed, the President took serious notice of the FIA stopping the Defence Minister from leaving the country while his name was not on the Exit Control List (ECL). The President asked the Prime Minister to reprimand those responsible for sabotaging the Defence Ministers official visit to China. The President instructed the Government to improve coordination within the organs of the government. He also desired the government officials to respect the position of the functionaries affected by the Supreme Court verdict on NRO.