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PM hopeful about consensus nominee for caretaker setup

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that consultation process for reaching to a consensus nominee to lead a caretaker government in the run up to general election would be finalized within two of days. He said, he along with Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah were discussing the names of six nominees, three each suggested by them. During an interview, the prime minister, however, ruled out any final decision on the nominees. He said they were trying to reach to a…

PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah fail to decide Caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah again failed to reach consensus over the name of caretaker prime minister in their meeting today. Khursheed Shah talking to media persons here said that the government and the opposition have failed to agree over a common name for the caretaker prime minister who will lead an interim setup to guide the country to the general elections. He said another meeting with Prime Minister Abbasi will be held in a day or two to decide…

PPP floats Zaka Ashraf, Jalil Abbas’s name for caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has recommended two names - former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf and former Pakistani envoy in Washington Jalil Abbas Jilani - for the slot of the caretaker prime minister to lead an interim set-up to run day-to-day affairs of the government. PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari finalised the names after consultations, ARY News reported quoting sources with knowledge of the matter. Afterwards, the PPP co-chairman contacted…

Govt, opposition fail to reach consensus on caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: With the upcoming general elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah failed to reach a consensus over the name of a caretaker prime minister on Friday, ARY News reported. According to details, the premier and the opposition leader held a meeting in the capital to discuss and evolve consensus on a caretaker set-up before the end of the government’s five-year term on May 31. Both the sides proposed their respective…