Aleem Khan joins Tareen group meeting amid rapidly changing political scenario
Amid rapidly changing political scenario in Pakistan’s most populous province of Punjab, Jahangir Tareen group is holding an important meeting on Monday to discuss and finalize its strategy regarding.
The meeting is being held at Lahore residence of disgruntled PTI leader Jahangir Tareen; however, he himself will address the huddle through video link as he is in London for medical checkup.
According to the latest reports, a number of PTI leaders including former Punjab senior minister Abdul Aleem Khan have arrived at the residence of Jahangir Khan Tareen. As many as 17 MPAs including Aun Chaudhry and Aslam Bharwana have reached Jahangir Tareen s residence.
Provincial ministers including Nauman Langriyal, Ajmal Cheema, Sardar Asif Nakai, Abdul Hayee, Ghulam Rasool Sanga, Bilal Warraich, Qasim Langah and Saeed Akbar Khakwani and others were also present in the meeting.
The group will also share details about its contact with other disgruntled lawmakers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Speaking on the occasion, Aun Chaudhry said that while responding to a journalilst’s query about what was going to happen said that he could not say anything yet. “Let some of the suspense remain”, he said and added whatever will happen will be for the best.
To another question, if Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar going or staying, Aun Chaudhry said, “Have some patience. Watch and see what will happen.”
On the other hand, former senior Punjab minister Aleem Khan has also formed his group of provincial lawmakers in Punjab amid evolving political situation of the country.
Sources familiar with the development said that four ministers of Punjab including Akhtar Malik, Samsam Bukhari, Hashim Dogar and Mian Khalid have called on Aleem Khan to discuss matters of mutual interest.
The former provincial minister has been active nowadays and have met over 40 Punjab MPAs, of them, 10 are provincial ministers, during the last 30 days. Meanwhile, PML-N’s senior leadership has also established contact with the former Punjab minister during the period.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership has also been in contact with Aleem Khan amid changing political landscape.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has tasked Governor Sindh Imran Ismail to contact estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen and former Punjab minister Aleem Khan.
PM Imran said that agenda of ‘thieves’ will fail and the democratic government is not in any danger. Those who are afraid of cases against them cannot bring revolution in the country with looted wealth.
PML-N senior leadership is also in contact with PTI leader Aleem Khan. Sources have said that Jahangir Tareen and Aleem Khan have decided to adopt a united approach.