PML-N deliberates on interim set-up, tickets allotment

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Pakistan Muslim League-N on Monday deliberated on the interim setup and allotment of tickets for elections in Punjab in a party session.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif presided over the session which decided to form a parliamentary board for elections. Sources said the PML-N senior vice president Maryam Nawaz would supervise the process of allotment of tickets. Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Monday officially proposed three potential candidates for the post of Punjab caretaker chief minister to Governor Balighur Rehman. The chief minister’s son Moonis Elahi shared the letter on his official Twitter handle.

In pursuance of Article 224(1A) of the Constitution, the names of Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera, Nasir Mahmood Khosa and Muhammad Naseer Khan were proposed for appointment as caretaker chief minister of Punjab. Elahi unveiled the names of these candidates a day earlier, saying that “Imran Khan has suggested three names for interim chief minister”.