Islamabad: According to the details issued by party’s Central Media Department Vice Chairman PTI Shah Mehmood Qureshi while briefing media today outside Chairman’s Secretariat, has made the announcement of nominating Choudhary Mohammad Sarwar as Governor Punjab and Asad Qaiser as party’s candidate for the slot of the National Assembly speaker.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi stated that Choudhary Mohammad Sarwar has served as governor Punjab before and is familiar with the constitutional demands of the role. “We wish to drive the benefit from his experience, vision and expertise”, he added.
Speaking about party’s nominee for the slot of speaker National Assembly he said that Asad Qaiser managed the provincial assembly effectively for the last five years. He went on to add that he is familiar with all parliamentary practices and traditions and has a working repo with all parties.
Dwelling on MoUs signed between PTI and allies, the party’s Vice Chairman stated that the party had selected certain members to coordinate with independents and political parties regionally. “Former K-P chief minister Pervez Khattak will be coordinating with coalition partners and independents in K-P and ex-Fata and Arif Alvi in Sindh.” Qasim Suri and Khan Muhammad Jamali will be coordinating in Balochistan while Shafqat Mehmood, Sarwar, Amir Kiyani and Qureshi will be responsible for Punjab.