Imran Khan leads number game as 1 more MNA, 4 MPAs join PTI

05:16 PM | 1 Aug, 2018
Imran Khan leads number game as 1 more MNA, 4 MPAs join PTI
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is already ahead in number game regarding the seats in National Assembly and Punjab Assembly, yet more independent candidates are joining the victorious party of July 25, polls.

Recently, Independent elected Member National Assembly from Faisalabad’s constituency NA-101, Asim Nazeer and four MPAs namely Taimoor Lali, Taimur Khan, Alamdar Qureshi and Khurram Leghari met Jehangir Tareen and announced to join PTI.

Asim Nazir won NA-101 Faisalabad 1 with 14,7937 votes in the general election held on July 25, defeating PTI’s Zafar Zulqarnain Sahi who received 8,6717 votes.

Three more MNAs from Balochistan are likely to meet PTI chairman Imran Khan in Bani Gala today. Akhtar Mengal will also be among them.

Besides them, MNA Amjad Khosa and MPA Mohsin Ata Khan have finalized the matters with PTI with the only official announcement pending.

On the other hand, PTI’s strategic committee meeting is scheduled to be held today for which the party leaders have reached Bani Gala.

Sources say that names of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Ministers will be decided in the session.

PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry has already claimed to have secured the majority in both Centre and Punjab and announced to form the government.

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Fawad stated that PTI has obtained the support of as many as 168 lawmakers in National Assembly and 180 lawmakers in Punjab Assembly. The tally has risen after the new arrival of members.