Ex-PPP leader Shaukat Basra joins PTI
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former senior member of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Shukat Basra on Thursday joined the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shaukat Basra called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and announced to join the PTI.
PTI stalwart leader Jahangir Khan Tareen had invited former member of the Punjab Assembly Shaukat Basra to join the ruling party. Jahangir Tareen was also present on this occasion.
وزیرِ اعظم عمران خان سے شوکت بسرا کی وزیرِ اعظم آفس میں ملاقات
شوکت بسرا کی پاکستان تحریک انصاف میں شمولیت
شوکت بسرا کی پارٹی میں شمولیت پر وزیر اعظم عمران خان کی جانب سے خوشی کا اظہار
وزیرِ اعظم نے ملکی سیاست میں شوکت بسرا کے کردار کو سراہا۔@ImranKhanPTI #PTI pic.twitter.com/KtraRu7Z5y
— PTI (@PTIofficial) December 13, 2018
In July this year, the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) had removed four south Punjab office-bearers including information secretary Shaukat Mahmood Basra for violating the party discipline.
The action had been taken against the office-bearers as all of them contested general election as independent candidates.
Earlier in August, three leaders of the PPP joined the PTI in Karachi. PTI Karachi President Firdous Shamim Naqvi had announced that three important personalities from Malir had joined the PTI including Haji Muzaffar Shajra, Abdul Qadir Baloch and former deputy speaker Sindh Assembly Abdul Bari Jilani.