LAHORE - Punjab Senior Minister Raja Riaz called on Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at his Model Town residence on Thursday, and conveyed to him a message of President Zardari that the PPP would not quit coalition in Punjab and continue to support the PML-N for the sake of democracy. He also lodged a protest over provocative statements of some PML-Ns ministers against the federal government, and, reportedly, got assurance from the CM that he would ask his ministers to remain careful in future. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Raja said he had told the chief minister that PPP would remain part of Punjab government and would not destabilise it at any cost, adding that the PPP also expected a similar reciprocity from the PML-N in the Centre. It has been decided that the Punjab CM and I would meet quarterly in order to run the affairs of the Punjab coalition in an efficient manner, the senior minister told reporters, adding that the chief minister had assured him that coalition matters would be resolved amicably through consultations. Raja said he also raise the issue of PML-N ministers harsh statements against the federal government. He further told media men that Nawaz Sharif had assured the PPP leadership that he would not support the undemocratic forces conspiring against the federal government. Replying to a question, he termed the talk of 'in-house change a mere rumour having nothing to do with reality. He said despite the conspiracies against the government, there would be no mid-term polls, and the present government would complete the five-year tenure, adding that the Parliament had full faith in the leadership of Prime Minister Gilani. He said those desirous of coming into power with the tacit support of dictators would not succeed in their plans. He, however, said all democratic forces should get united on one platform to save democracy.