PTI nominates Javed Hashmi for Prime Minister

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday nominated Makhdoom Javed Hashmi as its candidate for the slot of Prime Minister.

The decision was taken after a meeting of the PTI Parliamentary Party chaired by Imran Khan in Lahore.

PTI also announced its candidates for the slot of Speaker and Deputy Speaker in the National Assembly. Shahryar Afridi, the MNA-elect from Kohat, was nominated to contest for the Speaker while PTI’s Women Wing president Munaza Hasan was nominated for the slot of Deputy Speaker.

Talking to reporters after the meeting, PTI vice-chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the party would play the role of a responsible, effective and vibrant opposition in the National Assembly. He added that the party has decided to field its candidates for all the parliamentary portfolios in the National Assembly.