Imran Khan nominated Usman Buzdar as Punjab chief minister

17 Aug, 2018 9:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan nominated Sardar Usman Buzdar as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate for the Punjab chief minister.

Buzdar held a significant meeting with PTI chief Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen in Bani Gala. He garnered 26,897 votes from PP-286 Taunsa Sharif and defeated independent candidate Khawaja Muhammad Nizamul Mehmood.

Buzdar remained a member of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) from 2002-2008 and later switched to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

In 2013, he contested the election from PML-N ticket but lost to Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) candidate.

In Musharraf era, he remained district Nazim of Taunsa. His father Fatah Muhamnmad Buzdar is a chief of Buzdar tribe and was elected thrice as Member of National Assembly (MNA).

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