PTI’s intra-party polls to be held in February, March

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) intra-party polls will be held in February and March throughout the country, and the voter list is likely to be completed by the end of January, PTI General Secretary Muhammad Amin Zaki told Daily Times.

Zaki said that the party’s election schedule for district office-bearers would be announced by February 15 and for provincial office-bearers in the first week of March, while the schedule for central office-bearers would be announced in the middle of March. He said that Imran Khan would be the consensus candidate for the PTI chairman’s post, while Hamid Khan, Brig (r) Muhammad Shahid Zulfiqar and Admiral (r) Javed Iqbal would contest the elections for the central senior vice president, secretary general and deputy secretary general posts.

The PTI had held public meetings in Hafizabad, Pakpattan, Multan, Sahiwal, Okara and Kasur to mobilise its workers, he said, adding that the party would hold a public meeting in Bahawalpur on January 21, and the party would announce its election schedule during the last workers’ convention in Lahore in the second week of February. Zaki said that a meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal and PTI representatives would be held today to finalise the schedule of joint public meetings in Punjab.

Source: Daily Times

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