According to the details furnished by party’s Central Media Department the former Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and senior PTI leader Pervez Khattak, in a video message today, has tendered an apology to the nation for the inappropriate language he used during the election campaign. “I have also submitted an apology in the Court for the statement I gave during the election campaign,” Pervez Khattak said. He added that his intention wasn’t to hurt anyone rather it was meant to highlight social problems. He said that sale and purchase of votes in elections 2018 was also a part of those problems.
The PTI leader said that in spite of that, if someone has been hurt by his remarks, he seeks apology from him.
Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai called on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan to congratulate him on his party’s victory in the general elections.
According to the details issued by party’s Central Media Department Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai called on Chairman PTI Imran Khan at Chairman’s Secretariat Banigala Islamabad today to felicitate him on his party’s victory in the general elections. Senior leaders including Vice Chairman PTI Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Dr. Shahzad Waseem, former chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak were also present in the meeting.
Ambassador Kurai also discussed matters of bilateral interest with the PTI chairman. Speaking at the occasion Japanese Ambassador said that Japan wants to enhance better ties with Pakistan and would like to cooperate with Islamabad in all areas including health, education and provision of clean drinking water. He said that Japan has also built a maternity hospital in Mianwali near Namal Univeristy. “Japan would like to help PTI-led government to put 24 million out of school children back to schools”, the Ambassador said. He said that members of Japanese Parliament will also visit Pakistan in September.
Chairman PTI thanked the Japanese Ambassador for the warm wishes and felicitations. Speaking at the occasion Imran Khan pledged to strengthen and improve relations with Japan. Chairman PTI stated that PTI seeks to engage the private sectors of both the countries for joint venture investment in Pakistan. “PTI upholds a diverse diplomatic approach based on trade and cooperation between the two countries”, said Imran Khan.
Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf strongly condemns the torching of school buildings in the Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan.* CMD
According to the details furnished by party’s Central Media Department Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf has condemned in the strongest termes the attack and torching of girls schools in district Diamer. Holding PMLN government of Gigilt-Baltistan, PTI demanded to immediately hold the miscreants behind this heinous crime. The provincial government has utterly failed in protecting the education institutions in the region. “ PTI demands fierce and immediate actions must be taken against the miscreants for this brutal and cowardly attack” , CMD details read.
More elected independent members announced to join Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf today.
According to the details furnished by party’s Central Media Department PTI has got the spree of joining of independent candidates as MNA form NA-181 Shabbir Qureshi and MPA from PP-277 Alamdar Qureshi have announced to join PTI following a meeting with Chairman PTI today at Chairman’s Secretariat Islamabad. The new members have expressed complete confidence and trust on the leadership and party’s manifesto. Chairman PTI warmly welcomed the members into PTI’s fold.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has announced to support Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf in the formation of government in the centre and signed a nine-point memorandum of understanding (MoU)today following a meeting with Chairman PTI at Chairman’s Secretariat Banigala Islamabad.
According to the details furnished by party’s Central Media Department Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan has signed a memorandum of understanding for the formation of a new government in the centre following a meeting with Chairman PTI at Chairman’s Secretariat Banigala Islamabad. The agreement was signed by MQM-P’s Faisal Sabzwari and PTI leader Arif Alvi Addressing a joint press conference with leaders of MQM-P senior PTI Jahangir Khan has stated PTI would support the MQM on a strong local government in Sindh, adding that they would struggle for KP like police reforms in Sindh. University would be established in Hyderabad, he said. He welcomed the MQM-P in PTI-led federal government.
MQM-P leader Khalid Maqbool said that he visited Banigala on the invitation of the Chairman PTI. He said that the powers would be devolved to the local level. All the agreed points were according to constitution and needs of the country, he added. He said that the MQM-P and PTI agreement would strengthen democracy in the country. He said that the census issue was very important to MQM, adding that the PTI assured support on this issue. He said that delimitation issue was also raised during the meeting. He said that the MQM has also reservations over the elections, claiming that the MQM-PTI also agreed on reopening of the disputed constituencies.
In the MoU it said that recommendations of Council of Common Interest (CCI) on Karachi population census would be implemented. The PTI will favor a petition filed in the Supreme Court with regard to local bodies system in Sindh, the MoU read. The agreement also urged for review of Karachi operation and consultation with all the stake-holders, besides meritorious appointments on all posts.
The Karachi operation shall be reviewed in totality and in consultation with all stakeholders, the MoU says. Both parties resolved to make appointments based on merit. The MoU further reads that a direct financial package with special emphasis on water will be disbursed by the federal government for the neglected urban centers of Sindh including Karachi. Both parties have assured in the MoU to depoliticize Police through reforms and ensure merit in the recruitments.
It has also been decided to establish a university of international level in Hyderabad. “Election audit would take place of any of the constituencies pointed out MQM-P”, MoU says.