Jahangir Tareen group announces parliamentary leaders in NA, PA
Raja Riaz becomes group's parliamentary leader in National Assembly
MNA Raja Riaz will represent the group, titled Jahangir Tareen Likeminded Group, in the National Assembly while Saad Akbar has been posted to the Punjab Assembly as parliamentary leader, disgruntled leaders of PTI Awn Chaudhry and Salman Naeem told the media persons
Salman Naeem said they would show strengthen in the Punjab Assembly on Friday.
Reacting to the development, Farukh Habib said Imran Khan will not bow to blackmailing. Farukh said the premier will stand firm for the sake of accountability. Faisal Javed took to social media in reaction to the announcement of the group. "Imran Khan is PTI & PTI is Imran Khan," he tweeted.
Imran Khan is PTI— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) May 18, 2021
PTI is Imran Khan#PakistanTehreek_e_Insaf
On May 3, a meeting of group members decided to keep wait and see strategy till Eid after a recent meeting with the prime minister. Last month, Raja Riaz told the media that they appeal to the prime minister for justice. He said he and other like-minded lawmakers believe that Tareen is being humiliated through cases like sugar scandal scams.
According to him, 40 members of both houses of the Parliament were demanding justice from the premier. Tareen said he had money in the proper manner and added he did not earn money in politics.