14 ex-ministers to join PTI/Imran Khan - Majority PML-Q members and worked as minsters under Musharaf.
Change, we can believe in:)
ISLAMABAD - In the first major shift on ground after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) held a successful rally in Lahore, 14 ex-ministers have announced their intention to join Imran Khan’s party.
The 14 ministers include former Minister for Industries, Production and Special Initiative Jehangir Khan Tareen, reported a private TV channel.
Tareen, who is in London these days, told TV channel over the phone that he had informed Imran Khan about the names of his group which intends to join his party. The others who intend to join the PTI include Awais Leghari, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Ishaq Khakwani, Jamal Leghari and Sardar Tufail.
Most of the 14 former ministers seeking to join the PTI had been members of the PML-Q in the past, and would formally announce their joining after Eid.
Reports indicate that former foreign minister and PPP’s leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi is undecided on joining the PTI. It is said that Qureshi would more likely announce the decision as an individual, and not a group.
PTI chief Imran Khan disclosed yesterday that 60 per cent of the parliamentarians wanted to join his party.