Published on December 24, 2021 6:47 p.m.
PM expressed anger over baseless ticket distribution in KP LG polls: Fawad
PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan had expressed his anger over the baseless distribution of tickets in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local government polls.
Fawad Chaudhry said a constitutional committee of the PTI has been formed which will work and report to the prime minister. He said that a new organization will be formed through this committee.
Fawad Chaudhry added that the PTI does not believe in family policy. “There will be no difference between the PTI and the other parties if the practices of distributing tickets to family members are not stopped,” said Fawad Chaudhry.
After the electoral defeat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhary said the prime minister decided to dissolve Pakistani organizations Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) across the country and form a supreme committee of 21 members.
Information Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Imran Khan, as PTI chairman, dissolved all party organizations, from center to tehsil level. He said all parliamentary committees have also been dissolved and officials, including the chief organizer, have been removed from their posts. He informed that the Prime Minister has made it clear that for the next local elections, party leaders will not be allowed to present their relatives as he himself will monitor the nomination of candidates for each constituency. He added that no party other than PTI can give 100 to 1,200 party tickets in the country.
In addition, the decision was taken at the PTI leadership meeting chaired by Imran Khan. Attended by Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Bazdar, Governor of Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, Minister of Local Government Mahmood Rasheed, Senator Saifullah Niazi, Amir Kayani, Federal Ministers Fawad Chaudhry, Hamad Azhar, Shafqat Mehmood, Minister Chief KP Mehmood Khan, Asad Qaiser, Pervez Khattak, Murad Saeed and other senior party leaders.
The meeting reviewed the political and economic situation in the country and discussed preparations for local elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting was also briefed on party administrative matters in Punjab, the results of the KP elections and the party’s strategy for the upcoming elections. Imran Khan asked Chief Minister KP Mehmood Khan to organize party workers in the province as he claimed, the PTI is still the most popular party in the country.
According to sources, during the party meeting, the prime minister was briefed on various government development plans. Imran Khan called on the party not to repeat previous mistakes in the KP stage 2 local body elections and said he would decide the candidates for the elections.
The party has formed a 21-member “supreme” committee to oversee preparations for the upcoming elections and award tickets. The committee will be chaired by Imran Khan. Ali Amin Gandapur, Asad Umar from Sindh, Imran Ismail, Ali Zaidi, Qasim Suri, Governor Agha Zahoor and Federal Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry, Ejaz Chaudhry and Shirin Mazari are members of the committee.
Prime Minister dissolves all organs and wings of the PTI
Earlier today, Prime Minister Imran Khan dissolved all organs and wings of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) following the party’s poor results in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local government polls. He formed a 21-member supreme committee to strategize for the upcoming local elections.
The first session of the Supreme Committee chaired by Prime Minister Imran was held today in Islamabad to discuss the strategy regarding the upcoming KP and Punjab elections.
The meeting was attended by Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar, Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, Minister of Local Government and Community Development Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed, Senator Saifullah Niazi, Amir Kiyani, the ministers Fawad Chaudhry, Hamamd Azhar and Shafqat Mahmood. .
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaisar, Minister of Defense Pervez Khattak, Federal Minister of Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed also attended the session.
Members reviewed the list of candidates running for the municipal elections of Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Gujrat and Sialkot.
In an article published on the social networking site Twitter, Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry informed that a consultative meeting of senior PTI leaders will also be held today in Islamabad.