PPP decides not to support Sehbaz Sharif for post of PM
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) decided that they will not support for Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif for the post of prime minister on Thursday here.
The decision was taken during a consultative meeting of the PPP. The meeting is being chaired by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
Former opposition leader Khursheed Shah said that the PPP expressed his reservations about the candidate of the prime minister as Shehbaz Sharif. He added that the PPP would not vote for Shehbaz. “If the PML-N will not change the candidate for PM then the PPP can take his own decision,” he told.
Khursheed stressed that if the PML-N does not change its PM candidate then the PPP will make a decision accordingly. Shehbaz Sharif was nominated as the prime minister candidate of the joint opposition which included the PML-N, PPP, MMA and ANP.
The PPP will attend the NA session on Friday, however, it will refrain from partaking in the election process. The PPP will not vote for either PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif or PTI’s Imran for the position of prime minister. The National Assembly will elect the country’s 22nd prime minister on Friday.