PPP leader Nadeem Afzal Chan Joines PTI

ISLAMABAD: Another key leader of Pakistan People’s Party joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf , which may encourage more PPP leaders to quit. Chan, who was considered as one of the close aide of Asif Ali Zardari, met PTI chief Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad and announced to part ways with the party.

Fawad Hussain in his tweet said that both leaders also held a discussion on the ongoing political situation in the country. Starting his political career as a tehsil nazim from Malakwal in 2001, Chan was elected to the National Assembly from constituency NA-64 in 2008 general elections on the PPP’s ticket. He also contested the general election 2013 from the same constituency but could not won this time.

In October last year, Nadeem Afzal chan resigned from his post as the party’s Punjab General Secretary. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari tried to convince him to take back the resignation but he had refused.

Earlier, the PPP has been losing its bigwigs to PTI, including former senator Dr Babar Awan, former federal ministers Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Nazar Muhammad Gondal, Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, Nawabzada Ghazanfar Gul and others. According to source, more ppp leader may joine PTI before elections.

 

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