Sheikh Waqas, who served as federal minister during the tenure of the PML-N government from 2013-18, met with PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday and joined PTI along with his companions.
Former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Sheikh Waqas Akram along with his supporters has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
The former premier extended a warm welcome to the former minister on joining PTI. On June 22, Sheikh Waqas Akram announced his support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidates in the Jhang by-elections.
The by-elections were held in Jhang on the constituencies PP-125 and PP-127. In the 2018 general elections, Akram contested for NA-115 Jhang seat as an independent candidate but remained unsuccessful.
He lost to PTI candidate Ghulam Bibi Bharwana. Waqas Akram’s father Sheikh Muhammad Akram won the 2013 election from the platform of the PML-N.