LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Pakistan (PTI) estranged leader Jahangir Khan Tareen’s MNA Raja Riaz and provincial minister Ajmal Cheema called on Governor Chaudhry Sarwar on Friday and expressed their concerns over cases against Mr Tareen.
The governor assured them that political revenge was out of the question and justice would be served in Mr Tareen’s case.
Both Mr Riaz and Mr Cheema were accompanied by disaster management minister Mian Khalid Mahmood and culture minister Khayal Mehmood Kastro for the meeting. The meeting discussed various political and governmental issues.
The governor said every member of the PTI had full confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the PTI government in the centre and that Punjab was taking steps for equal development and stability of all regions. He also said that providing relief to the poor sections of the population was top priority of the government.
Mr Sarwar said every worker of PTI was strength of the party and moving forward along with party’s allies. He said the PTI government would complete its constitutional term and there was no threat to the government. He said the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme and Ehsas Programme were public-friendly initiatives of the government.
MNA Riaz and minister Cheema thanked the governor for assuring them to resolve their reservations and added that Imran Khan was their party leader. They hoped that the prime minister would listen to Mr Tareen’s reservations and address them. They added that they would stay as strength of the government and fulfill their responsibilities for the development and prosperity of the country.
Published in Dawn, April 24th, 2021