ISLAMABAD: The Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have refused to attend the All Parties Conference (APC) called by Tahir ul Qadri.

ANP leader Zahid Khan said Tahir ul Qadri did not believe in the constitution or democracy.

PPP leader Farhatullah Babar announced the decision of his party not to attend the APC.

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir ul Qadri has convened an APC on July 29 with aim to discuss implications and fallout of the Model Town tragedy and reaching a joint strategy for punishing those responsible for the bloodshed and providing justice to the oppressed.