Opposition once again faced defeat in Parliament: Fawad Ch

PTI dissolves organisational structure following setback in KP LG polls: Fawad


Islamabad: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry announced on Friday that the party decided to dissolve its organizational structure after the PTI suffered a huge blow during the first phase of the recent elections for local institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad after a meeting of the party spokespersons, with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, the information minister said that the PTI has decided to form a new constitutional committee to devise a strategy for the second phase of the local bodies election in KP.

The committee, according to Fawad, includes Pervez Khattak, Mahmood Khan and Murad Saeed, Asad Qaiser, Ali Amin Gandapur from KP; Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Hammad Azhar, Fawad Chaudhry, Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar, Saifullah Niazi, Amir Kayani, Usman Buzdar from Punjab; Mir Khan Muhammad Jamali and Qasim Suri from Balochistan; Imran Ismail, Ali Haider Zaidi from Sindh; and Asad Umar from the capital.

When talking about the results of the polls, the minister said that he had received some complaints that the votes for the recent LG polls held in the province were distributed to the families of party members.

“Since party tickets were distributed on the basis of nepotism as against the principles of fairness and merit, PM Imran Khan is very upset,” said Fawad, adding that in the light of the situation, the party has decided to dissolve its organisational structure across Pakistan.

Providing details, Fawad said that the new committee of the PTI will have the top leadership on board and that tickets for elections will now be issued by the party under a new mechanism.

Expressing confidence in his party, Fawad said that the PTI is the biggest party in KP as well as the only 

“If the PTI goes down, then Pakistan’s politics will go down too, Fawad said.

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