PTI to name Punjab CM within 48 hours

Dunya News

Three names have been shortlisted for Punjab CMs slot.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday stated that name for slot of Punjab Chief Minister (CM) will be finalized within 48 hours.

He was talking to media in Islamabad.

“Three names have been shortlisted for Punjab CM’s slot. PTI will retain seat of Punjab Assembly’s deputy speaker. The consultation on name for governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is still underway”, Chaudhry told media personnel.

He went on to say that huddle of Punjab’s parliamentary party has been convened on August 14 whereas supremo Imran Khan has not yet taken decision whether to attend meeting or not.

He claimed that party’s tally for voting for premier in National Assembly (NA) has soared well over 180 while for slot of speaker NA , it stands exactly at 180.

It has been told that party’s stalwarts have raised severe objections over considering names of Bahadur Dreshak and Hashim Hamid for slot of Punjab CM. They apprised top brass that aforementioned dignities have joined PTI just two months ago and asserted on considering name of loyal aide for the Punjab’s highest position.