15 PML-N lawmakers meet PM Imran at Bani Gala, confirms Naeemul Haque
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Political Affairs, Naeemul Haque, confirmed that 15 provincial legislators of the major opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), have met PM Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence, ARY News reported on Saturday.
Naeemul Haque in his Twitter message termed the major development as the emerging differences between the provincial legislators and PML-N top leadership.
“The meeting lasted for 1.5 hours at Bani Gala,” said Naeemul Haque. He hinted that the Bani Gala meeting was held as “CM Punjab had brought them [PML-N MPAs] over.”
Haque said that the PML-N’s provincial legislators expressed their full confidence in PM Imran Khan and the Punjab chief minister Sardar Usman Buzdar.
“The hopes of PMLN MPAs from Punjab continue to get shattered with their party as was obvious in their today’s meeting with the PM,” he tweeted.
The hopes of PMLN MPAs from Punjab continue to get shattered with their party as was obvious in their today’s meeting with the PM. 15 MPAs of PMLN met PM at Bani Gala for 1 1/2 hours. CM Punjab had brought them over. They expressed full confidence in PM and the CM.
— Naeem ul Haque (@naeemul_haque) June 29, 2019
Earlier in the day, a report published by ARY News revealed that a group of disgruntled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers from Punjab Assembly met Prime Minister Imran Khan at Bani Gala.
The meeting of PML-N lawmakers with PM Imran has confirmed the reports of forward bloc and grouping within the party, it has learnt.
The lawmakers are reportedly not happy over the attitude of Sharif family and have expressed confidence in the leadership of PM Imran and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.
The MPAs who met the premier belongs to different districts of the Punjab province, the report said.