LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood on Thursday met former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore.

According to media reports, the meeting between the two leaders continued for around 15 minutes.

It is learnt that Ahmed conveyed a message from PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari to Nawaz Sharif.

The meeting also discussed the ongoing political situation. The two leaders also talked on key matters including joining hands [on party level] to move forward.

Earlier in a day, the Islamabad High Court set January 21 as the date for hearing former prime minister Nawaz Sharifs appeal for suspension of his sentence in Al Azizia corruption reference.