OKARA (Staff Report) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab organizer Chaudhry Sarwar on Wednesday invited independent candidate Riazul Haq Juj, who won NA-144 Okara by-poll, to join PTI.

In a meeting at Juj’s residence, Sarwar congratulated him for the by-poll on October 11 despite strong opposition of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz). The PTI leadership also appreciated the welfare projects being run by Riazul Haq in Okara.

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On the occasion Juj said that he would take the decision whether to join the PTI or not after consultation with his friends.

Earlier talking to newsmen, Riazul Haq hinted at joining PML-N like his ancestors however he added that no decision will be made with out consultation of his firends in this regard.

Riazul Haq secured 83240 votes in Sunday’s by-election in NA-144, outshining the candidates of PML-N, PTI and PPP.