Former Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has suggested four names for the post of caretaker Chief Minister Punjab on Saturday.
President Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated former Chairman Pakistan Navy Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, former IG Punjab Tariq Saleem Dogar, former DG Intelligence Bureau (IB) Aftab Sultan, and Justice (r) Sahir Ali for the post.
Shehbaz Sharif discussed with Nawaz Sharif and put forward the names during a meeting of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leaders in Model Town, Lahore.
“The meeting which was presided over by Nawaz Sharif and attended by Maryam Aurangzeb, Saad Rafique and Rana Sanaullah. The leaders discussed the current political situation of the country and caretaker CM setup.”
Shehbaz Sharif further said, “The names proposed will be forwarded to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).”
Shehbaz Sharif further said that, “PTI should consider our names and we will consider theirs, who knows may be we reach a consensus in the first meeting.”
According to sources, a meeting is expected between Shehbaz Sharif and former leader of opposition in the Punjab Assembly Mehmood-ur-Rasheed within the next two days. The leaders will meet to discuss the nominees for caretaker Punjab chief minister.
“If Shehbaz and Rasheed do not reach a consensus, then the matter will be resolved by a parliamentary committee,” sources added.