Central PML-N leader Senator Ishaq Dar on Saturday refused to attend the National Economic Council meeting. According to N-league sources, PM himself had made Senator Ishaq Dar a member of the NEC and had formally invited him to attend the meeting of the council. The Council was to finalise plans for annual development program of next year. However Ishaq Dar in a letter written to PM made it clear that he wont attend the National Economic Council meeting but he did not give any reason for not attending the meeting But according to N-League sources, Ishaq Dar did not attend the meeting as he was not given permission from the senior party leadership.