LAHORE: Parliamentary committee to meet today for finalizing the name of caretaker CM Punjab.
The name of caretaker CM Punjab is to be finalized in a Parliamentary meeting which is going to be held at 12:30, today. After unsuccessful meetings between former Punjab government and opposition, a parliamentary committee was formed.
PTI leader Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, on Monday said that the parliamentary committee will meet later this week. He gave a parliamentary board meeting for party tickets as the reason for the delay.
PTI has proposed the names of news analyst Ayaz Amir and defence analyst Dr Hassan Askari for the position of caretaker CM.
While PML-N has nominated Pakistan Navy former chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah and Justice (retd) Sahir Ali for caretaker CM Punjab.
PTI and PML-N had nominated the names of representatives for the parliamentary committee earlier on.
PML-N has chosen party leaders Rana Sanaullah, Malik Ahmed Khan and Khuwaja Imran Nazir for the parliamentary committee. PTI nominated former opposition leader to Punjab Assembly Mehmood-ur-Rasheed and leaders Sibtain Khan and Shoaib Siddiqui.
Punjab government and opposition to the provincial assembly had agreed on name of Nasir Mahmood Khosa for the interim post, before the assembly’s dissolution.
However; later on PTI withdrew his candidacy after receiving “severe reaction” from people and party workers.