LAHORE: Disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and ex-confidante of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, Jahangir Khan Tareen Wednesday announced a new political - Pakistan Istehkam Party (PIP).
The event marked a significant development in the country’s political landscape, attracting the attention of numerous former members of the national and provincial assemblies, who recently bid farewell to Khan’s party after the May 9 incidents.
The announcement of the new political party was made during a dinner held at the residence of former PTI leader Aleem Khan, sources disclosed. Jahangir Tareen is expected to formally announce the party during a press conference on Thursday (June 8).
Aleem hosted the dinner at his residence in honour of Jahangir Tareen and his group, which was attended by around 100 leaders from across the country, including former Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and former federal minister Ali Haider Zaidi, Mahmood Maulvi, Jay Prakash, Ajmal Wazir, Murad Raas, Fayyaz Chauhan, Amir Mehmood Kiyani, Firdous Ashiq Awan, Nauman Langriyal and Noreez Shakur.
Sources said all political leaders present at the dinner reposed full confidence in Jahangir Tareen’s leadership.
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