Lahore : As many as 13 Districts’ Council Chairmen has announced to join Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf here in Lahore. They all met Prime Minister Imran Khan led by Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan who already met them in his political office on Saturday.
These Chairmen include Pir Ghulam Mohi Uddin Chishti from Vehari, Syed Qalandar Hasnain Shah from Bahawalnagar, Engr. Raza Sargana from Khanewal, Umer Khan Gopang from Muzaffargarh, Malik Ali Qadir from Okara, Mian Aslam Sukhera from pakpattan, Ameer Haider Khan Sangha from Khushab and Emaan Tahir from Attock.
According to the details they were in loop on joining PTI from the last two months and different meetings already took place in this regard in which discussion took place also. In this meeting they again expressed their views about the new local body system in Punjab and agreed upon unconditionally joining hands with Tehrik-e-Insaaf in Punjab for their next political fate.
It is mentionable that most of these Chairmen belong to PML-N and they would be in the pocket of Tehrik-e-Insaaf.
Talking to these chairmen, Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan said that a concrete and effective local bodies system is the dream of Prime Minister Imran Khan and work is already in final process in this regard. He added that in the new system administrative and financial powers would be delegated to the elected representatives and special steps would be taken to empower village councils which will cover 80 per cent rural population of Punjab. Abdul Aleem Khan welcomes all these 13 Chairmen of District Councils of Punjab and expressed hope that by their joining PTI it would be good omen to resolve the people’s problems at local level.
Later, all these Chairmen led by Senior Minister Punjab held a special meeting with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan at Lahore Airport in which they were greeted by him and given party flags.