Sindh governor Ismail meets Aleem Khan to convince him to review decision

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail decides to resign

LAHORE: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has reached Lahore to meet former senior provincial minister Abdul Aleem Khan, who has joined the Jahangir Tareen group.

An important meeting of Aleem Khan and Jahangir Tareen group was held in Lahore after which Aleem Khan announced to join Jahangir Tareen group.

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On the other hand, the governor Sindh reached his house in Lahore to meet Aleem Khan.

Sources said that the two leaders discussed the anger of PTI members and the current political situation.

Earlier, Aleem Khan, the former senior Punjab minister has joined Jahangir Khan Tareen faction of PTI with the view to save the party after loyalists had been sidelined following PM Imran’s rise to power.

Addressing a press conference here on Monday after a meeting at Jahangir Tareen’s residence, Aleem Khan said if a no-trust is moved against Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, then the Tareen group would accordingly decide a future course of action.

The Opposition all set to move a no-trust motion against the PTI-led government in the Punjab and National assemblies. They have also made contact with several PTI leaders, including Tareen.

Aleem Khan said that he would not have been sad had PTI’s popularity been rising in the country. He lamented that the the government’s situation was dismal.

The former minister said that the PTI voters and loyalists are very upset over the poor situation of the Punjab government. Therefore, he said, we have decided that a like-minded group should be created.

Earlier, Foreign Minister and Senior Vice-Chairman of Paki­stan Tehreek-i-Insaf Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said that the PTI government doesn’t believe in restrictions on the me­­dia. However, he said that the government wants the media to play its role with responsibility.

Addressing a presser, the foreign minister said the changes to the Prev­ention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca) were not intended to silent the media. He was of the view that any curbs were not workable in the present day.