Punjab to elect new CM on April 3


The Punjab Meeting will elect a new leader minister on April 3 (Sunday), introduced the speaker of the home on Saturday as he adjourned the day’s court cases which have been marred by means of sloganeering from each side of the aisle.

Nomination papers can also be submitted by means of 5 pm these days and scrutiny of the papers can be carried out by means of 6pm, stated Secretary of the Punjab Meeting Muhammad Khan Bhatti.

Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Pervez Elahi and PML-N’s Hamza Shehbaz Sharif – the 2 aspirants for the coveted Punjab leader minister slot – gave the impression constructive all over the consultation and each claimed to have the desired selection of lawmakers on their respective aspects

(*3*)Hamza stated that the PML-N had greater than the desired quantity to turn into a success in its quest for the following leader govt of Pakistan’s maximum populous province and termed the present situation in Punjab a results of the ruling birthday party’s insurance policies.

The now-former leader minister, Usman Buzdar, pushed aside rumours that he had shaped a separate bloc after tendering his resignation.

He stated they have been with Top Minister Imran Khan and can stay by means of his aspect. He additionally condemned the incident by which PTI’s former minister for upper schooling Yasir Hamayun misbehaved with a journalist

Previous within the day, Elahi went on to time period the competition a ‘lengthy inning’, no longer a ‘quick fit’.

The Punjab Meeting speaker’s remarks got here in reaction to a journalist’s query relating to him “getting ready to play cricket on a coarse pitch”.

Answering every other question concerning the quantity recreation within the provincial meeting, to make sure that his election as leader minister, Elahi merely said that the whole lot used to be tremendous.

The PML-Q chief abstained from answering additional questions requested by means of media individuals, and in addition didn’t reply to questions relating to his son, Minister for Water Assets Moonis Elahi.

The intrigue round his son comes following Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Rana Sanaullah’s remarks, maintaining him liable for the PML-Q’s choice to aspect with the federal government as a substitute of the opposition for the no-confidence vote towards Top Minister Imran Khan.

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In the meantime, the media boycotted the Punjab Meeting consultation over alleged humiliation by means of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s provincial minister Yasir Humayun.

The media have been barred from coming into the Punjab Meeting Secretariat in spite of historically being allowed to quilt the consultation from the click gallery.

Previous this week, Top Minister Imran Khan presented the location of Punjab leader minister to Pervez Elahi, following his birthday party’s choice to enhance the ruling coalition within the face of the no-trust transfer towards the premier.

Former Punjab leader minister Usman Buzdar had tendered his resignation to PM Imran after the joint opposition submitted a no-trust movement towards Buzdar within the provincial meeting, mentioning “deficient efficiency”.

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