ISLAMABAD Having a daylong hectic consultations with the political as well as legal allies including Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan over the situation emerged after the detailed verdict on the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday finalised his future course of action to fight back. Political pundits commenting on the Presidents resolve not to compromise his authority and discretion in the wake of Supreme Courts verdict against the NRO, have foreseen confrontation among institutions as written on the wall. Except JUI-F of Fazlur Rehman, all other coalition partners including the MQM and the ANP participated in the Fridays political meeting at the Presidency and assured the President their full support during the current political crisis in the country. According to Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of the JUI-F, his party boycotted the coalition partners meeting at the Presidency. We would continue boycott of the ruling coalitions meetings until the PPP leadership fulfils promises made with us, he told TheNation. Earlier, sources informed that both Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who also had held a detailed meeting with the Governments legal team, and Barrister Ahsan apprised the President with his options to tackle the issue of the pre-NRO corruption cases. According to the sources, Barrister Ahsan has assured President Zardari that Article 248 of the Constitution provides him foolproof immunity and there could be no second interpretation to that. Meanwhile, a handout issued by the Presidency termed the coalition partners convening with the President as a political meeting of the leaders of allied parties present in Islamabad. Asfandyar Wali Khan, ANP President, Dr. Farooq Sattar, MQM leader, and Munir Khan Aurakzai, Parliamentary Leader of the FATA MNAs attended the meeting. Other than the PM and the President, the PPP side included Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Federal Minister for Labour and Manpower, Dr. Babar Awan, Minister for Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, and former senator Farhatullah Babar, Spokesperson to the President. Farhatullah Babar said that the meeting discussed the current situation in the country in the wake of latest legal and political developments. He said the Presidents visit to the Punjab and proposed visit to other provinces also came under discussion. There was unanimity of views on the current situation in the country, the Spokesperson said. The meeting that was followed by lunch lasted for over two hours.