LAHORE-The PML(N) is considering to call All Parties Conference(APC) to take stock of the current political situation, economic meltdown, performance of PPP-led govt, security threats to Pakistan, removal of 17th Amendment, Parliament's sovereignty and independence of judiciary. The idea to organise the APC has been floated during a consultative meeting held here in Raiwind on Monday. PML-N chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif presided over the session. Party stalwarts Zafar Iqbal Jhagra, Sartaj Aziz, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Shahid Khakan Abbasi, Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Z. K Sher Dil and others attended the meeting. The party insiders disclosed that meeting that lasted for more than 3 hours brainstormed over problems that country had been confronting on all fronts. The meeting stressed the need for holding an All Parties Conference (APC) wherein all political parties, intellectuals, religious leaders and representatives of the civil society should be invited to present their proposals for solution of all the problems, the sources added. The participants also decided to start membership drive upto the grass root level. 'During the campaign youth will be main focal point', a party source said. The sources said that PML-N chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will announce the drive in coming days. Sharif bothers will undertake province-wide visits after the launch of membership drive,the sources maintained. The meeting also reviewed the performance of Federal govt and demanded of the Parliament to take decisions in the interest of the nation instead of receiving dictations from foreign powers. Later on, addressing the delegations of party Presidents of Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arab and Japan, Nawaz vowed that PML(N) would play a constructive role as Opposition party for strengthening democracy in the country. However, he regretted that party's positive gesture is not be taken in the right spirit. He regretted that all powers were still concentrated in one person. He said that efforts were made to subvert Parliament for some ulterior motives. He said that PML(N) considered the Murree Declaration and Charter of Democracy as important documents. But, PPP-led govt put them aside, he added. 'It is the demand of the PML (N) that the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty should not be compromised at any cost', he said. 'We will make Iftikhar Chaudhry the Chief Justice of Pakistan and the courts independent', he claimed, adding, that Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar would never punish wrong-doers. He said that Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will provide relief to the people by correcting Thana-Kutchery culture. He linked investment and progress in the country with independence of judiciary. He said that people not only required judicial justice but also economic justice, he added. He said that the IMF policies would crush the poor as inflation would mount further while a small number of people getting rich. 'New Delhi and Washington should stop accusing Pakistan of terrorism. Pakistan is already a victim of terrorism and has not blamed the suicide attacks, bomb explosions and the loss of innocent lives on any other country', Nawaz added. He said that India was threatening Pakistan with war and that Pakistan's military would defend its sovereignty in case of any aggression. A war in South Asia was not in the interest of the world, he said. PML-N Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal told reporters after the meeting that leaders had agreed that a war between India and Pakistan would threaten world peace. He also said India should stop hurling baseless allegations against Pakistan and should show evidence.