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Meeting of Opp Leader, PM Underway To Finalize Caretaker PM

Islamabad(May  22, 2018): Meeting of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi underway at the PM House Secretrait to finalise the name of caretaker Prime Minister.

With the claims of honest and good track record persons, all three mainstream political parties have proposed their candidates for the caretaker Prime Minister.

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The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has finalised the names of Zaka Ashraf and Jalil Abbas Jilani for the post. Sources told that Shah has forwarded these names to PM Abbasi. PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari telephoned Ashraf and Jilani informing them of the party’s decision.PPP Finalizes Two Nominees For Caretaker PM

Five other names are also under consideration for the post of caretaker prime minister and speculation is rife as to who will be nominated.Who Will Be The Next Caretaker PM, Speculation on PeakThe five names, three of them given by the PML-N, are also under consideration for the post include former Pakistan Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Hussain Haroon, former State Bank governor Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi, former chief justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and former State Bank governor Dr Ishrat Hussain, sources further said.

On the Other hand, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) had rejected the names proposed by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) for the post of caretaker premier.

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“PPP has proposed two names [Zaka Ashraf and Jalil Abbas] for the caretaker premier. We will have to wait and look that whether Abbasi [incumbent premier] accept or reject these names”, stated Chaudhry while adding at the same time that names proposed by PTI were more suitable.

Addressing press conference in Islamabad accompanied by other party leaders PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary said that party’s top brass had unanimously dismissed the names proposed by Zardari-led PPP for the caretaker prime minister.PTI Rejects PPP’s Proposed Names For Caretaker PMWhile lashing out at ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Chaudhry cited that those lies were as essential for PML-N as oxygen for the living.

He also giving an edge to the names presented by PTI- Ishrat Hussain and Abdul Razzaq- said that both persons have a good track record.Once again he reiterated stance against Nawaz Sharif and said that Gulf Steel Mills was the main source of income by Sharif family, however, when the court asked regarding Gulf Steel Mill he replied, “I don’t know.”

However, he continued NS should have to answer of the Gulf Steel Mill capital where did it come from?

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