Politics

PPP leaders agree to name Zardari as PM, claims Ahmed Mukhtar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) central leader Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that majority of the party leaders have agreed to name party’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as new Prime Minister of Pakistan. “Majority of PPP leaders considered Zardari most suitable person for premiership of the country,” he told a private TV channel on Tuesday. “Leaders have agreed to see him as PM, however, Asif Ali Zardari has the authority to make final decision in this regard, Ahmed Mukhtar said.

Responding to a question about exclusion of Amin Fahim from decision-making process, Mukhtar said there was no truth in it and party has not yet made any decision. He said the party was united. Meanwhile, Makhdoom Amin Faheem, on his way back to Islamabad from Karachi told journalists that the party has not yet decided to name the future Prime Minister. He said that he has no differences with the PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari and he would continue his due role to keep the party united.-SANA

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