CM Chaudhry Parvez Elahi chaired a consultative meeting with PTI leaders
Lahore, Jan 20: Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi chaired a consultative meeting at his office in which Speaker Punjab Assembly Muhammad Sibtain Khan, Sen. Shibli Faraz, Raja Basharat, Hashim Jawan Bakht and Mehmood-ul-Hassan were present. The participants exchanged views about the nomination of the caretaker chief minister and the political situation. The committee set up for the caretaker CM informed about the lack of cooperation from the opposition.
The chief minister expressed disappointment over the opposition’s non-serious stance on the nomination of the caretaker CM and the controversy it has caused. He deemed the opposition’s stance incomprehensible and a reflection of political incompetence. He urged those who are using the nomination for political gain to be ashamed of their actions. The chief minister emphasized that the nomination was made with an open heart, in the best interest of the nation, and that the opposition’s negative attitude is delaying the process for no valid reason. He praised the committee members, Raja Basharat, Mian Aslam Iqbal and Hashim Jawan Bakht, as seasoned politicians who sincerely want negotiations but, unfortunately, the opposition has not reciprocated the same. Parvez Elahi emphasized the need for a caretaker chief minister who can handle the affairs of the caretaker government transparently and effectively.