LAHORE: Former senior Punjab Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Abdul Aleem Khan on Monday announced to join Jahangir Tareen group amid rapidly evolving political tensions.
The meeting was held at Lahore residence of disgruntled PTI leader Jahangir Tareen. According to the latest reports, a number of PTI leaders including former Punjab minister Abdul Aleem Khan arrived at the residence of Jahangir Khan Tareen. More than 17 members of provincial assembly (MPA) including Aun Chaudhrya and Aslam Bharwana attended the meeting at Jahangir Tareen’s residence.
Provincial ministers including Nauman Langriyal and Ajmal Cheema, Sardar Asif Nakai, Abdul Hayee, Ghulam Rasool Sanga, Bilal Warraich, Qasim Langah, and Saeed Akbar Khakwani and others were also present in the meeting.
Talking to media after the meeting, Aleem Khan announced to merge his group in the like-minded group of Jahangir Khan Tareen.
He praised Jahangir Tareen’s efforts during the struggling days of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). The former Punjab minister said that politics is all about standing with friends during troubling times.
Regarding the Punjab government, Aleem Khan said that there was concern over the existing government in Punjab, adding that it is not easy for any party to have a Prime Minister and even a chief minister to stand against it. He went on to say that he has met more than 40 MPAs during the past few days, “We have all struggled but feel pity that when governments are formed, some other people come around.”
Speaking on the occasion, Aun Chaudhry while responding to a journalist’s query about what was going to happen, he replied “Let some suspense remain,” adding that whatever happen will be for the best.
To another question, if Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was going or staying, Aun Chaudhry said that, “Have some patience. Watch and see what happens.”
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