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LAHORE: Member of National Assembly from Jhang Sheikh Waqas Akram belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid (PML-Q), announced his decision to join the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) along with 25 local leaders on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

The Federal Minister for Education and Training along with his associated expressing their confidence in the leadership of PML-N chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif announced their decision to join  the party during a meeting held in Lahore with Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.

Talking to media persons after the meeting Waqas Akram said all his reservations had been addressed and that he was delighted over his inclusion in the PML-N.

He further said that he would play a major role in strengthening the party.

It is pertinent to mention that Shaikh Waqas Akram had previously expressed his reservations over alleged links of the PML-N with banned sectarian outfits.

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