Caretaker govt: PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah to meet again on Tuesday


ISLAMABAD : – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah will meet again on Tuesday after they failed to reach on consensus over caretaker PM in today’s (Friday) meeting.

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader said that the name of caretaker PM would be announced on the same day with consensus. The PM was due to leave for Istanbul due to which a brief meeting was held today, he told.

PTI finalizes three names for caretaker PM

Earlier, PM Abbasi Syed Khursheed Shah had reached a consensus on the name of caretaker prime minister on May 11. The two leaders had also decided to not make the name public until May 15.

Citing reasons behind the delay, the opposition leader said that he was going to Sindh due to prior engagements. However, he is expected to announce the name of caretaker prime minister today.

It is to be mentioned here that the names of former finance minister Dr Hafeez Pasha, former chief justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and former governors of State Bank Dr Shamshad and Ishrat Hussain are under consideration for interim premier.



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