ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is racing ahead speedily in the number game of centre and Punjab province as several MPAs and MNAs have either joined the party or set to become a part of it.
MNA Asim Nazeer from NA-101 and Amjad Khosa from NA-190 and six MPAs namely Taimoor Lali, Mohsin Atta Khosa, Taimoor Khan, Alamdar Qureshi, Mehar Aslam and Khurram Leghari met Jehangir Tareen and decided to join PTI.
Three more MNAs from Balochistan are likely to meet PTI chairman Imran Khan in Bani Gala on Wednesday. Akhtar Mengal will also be among them.
Sources say that names of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Ministers will be decided in the session. PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry has already claimed to have secured majority in both Centre and Punjab and announced to form government.
Fawad stated that PTI has obtained support of as many as 168 lawmakers in National Assembly and 180 lawmakers in Punjab Assembly. The tally has risen after the new arrival of members. NNI