LODHRAN: Former senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Shaukat Basra announced to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan drape the party flag around Basra’s shoulder, and appreciated his role in the national poitics.
The prime minister expressed his hope that the former PPP leader will continue to give his political services from the PTI’s platform.Speaking on the occasion, Basra said that he didn’t join the PTI for party ticket or any government’s post, but because of the impressive vision of the prime minister and his party.He promised to play his role in promoting the PTI’s vision from his politics. Basra, earlier, held a meeting with Jahangir Tareen in Islamabad.
Basra, along with a few other leaders, were earlier removed from their senior party positions in the PPP on the grounds of violating party discipline by contesting the last general election as independent candidates.