Reports indicate Imran Khan has been in contact with minority groups to form a coalition government in some provinces.
Imran Khan Starts Preparations For Formation Of Govt
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday started preparations for the formation of his party’s government in the capital after the PTI won a majority of seats in the National Assembly.
According to Dawn News PTI is also working to form its government in Punjab and has started contacting leaders of different parties and independent candidates.
The report stated that PTI leader Jehangir Tarin has phoned the head of a faction of Muttahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui.
When contacted by Dawn News, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry claimed that PTI had clinched 137 seats of the National Assembly out of 270 and, therefore, it would easily form its government in the capital.
He also claimed that the number of PTI’s successful candidates in Punjab was 130, while the number of PML-N seats according to unofficial results of the polls, is said to be 127, reported Dawn News.
“We will definitely form our government in Punjab as we are in contact with 21 independent candidates,” the PTI leader said
When asked who will be the next chief ministers of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he said that the matter would be decided by PTI chairman Imran Khan.
Talking about the provincial setup of Balochistan, he said that the PTI was in a position to form a coalition government in Balochistan as well.
Meanwhile, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan retired Vice Admiral Hasham Bin Siddique called on PTI chief Imran Khan on Friday and congratulated him on behalf of the Saudi government for success in the general elections.