Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Muhammad Sibtain Khan was appointed as the Punjab Assembly (PA) Opposition Leader on Monday.
Punjab parliament speaker Parvez Elahi informed the appointment hours before a key budget meeting.
“In accordance with Rule 23-A of the Rules of Procedure of the Punjab Provincial Assembly 1997, I, Parvez Elahi, Speaker of the Punjab Provincial Assembly, hereby declare that Mr. Muhammad Sibtain Khan, MPA, has rallied for the Punjab Leader of the Opposition in the province, with immediate effect,” the notice said. wrote.
After Usman Buzdar resigned ahead of a no-confidence motion, the opposition leader’s seat was vacant after his predecessor, incumbent president Hamza Shahbaz was elected as chief minister .