Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024

Lawyer Gohar Ali Khan was on Saturday was elected unopposed as the brand new chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after its intra-party elections have been held earlier within the day.

PTI chief Imran Khan had nominated Gohar Khan to succeed him as he was unable to contest polls as a result of his disqualification within the Toshakhana case, The News reported.

Omar Ayub Khan was additionally chosen because the celebration’s central common secretary unopposed, celebration’s Chief Election Commissioner Niazullah Niazi mentioned in Peshawar whereas asserting the outcomes.

He shared that Ali Amin Gandapur and Yasmin Rashid have been chosen because the celebration’s provincial presidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, respectively.

The PTI intra-party elections have been held in keeping with the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) orders to safe its election image “bat” for the overall elections slated to happen in February subsequent 12 months, The News reported.

Speaking with journalists in Peshawar, Gohar Khan mentioned he’ll tackle the obligations of the chairman as Imran Khan’s consultant.

“We will take the country forward but as long as I am here, I will (act as) Imran Khan’s representative who is in jail because of his principled struggle. PTI will not fight anyone, ” he mentioned.

He lamented that not one of the political events “faced this sort of elections” just like the PTI did, including that the courtroom didn’t look into different events’ receiving overseas funding.

The intra-party polls maintain immense significance within the nation’s present political local weather because the celebration’s Chairman Imran Khan, for the primary time since PTI’s inception, determined handy over the chairmanship to Gohar Khan, who might be holding the celebration reigns till the Khan’s launch from jail, The News reported.

Earlier this week, PTI member and senior lawyer Ali Zafar introduced Gohar’s identify because the celebration’s chair, including that his place is momentary, as Khan would return as chairman as soon as his disqualification within the wake of the Toshakhana case is overturned.

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