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Mohsin Naqvi would play active role in ensuring fair, transparent elections: PM hopes

Mohsin Naqvi, the interim chief minister of Punjab, was recently appointed, and the prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif, has expressed confidence that he will actively engage in ensuring free and fair elections.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met with interim Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

At the meeting, the Prime Minister expressed his hope that Mohsin Naqvi would carry out his obligations in line with Pakistan’s constitution and congratulated him on being chosen as caretaker CM.

Furthermore, he stated that he will actively assist in ensuring that future elections are free and transparent.

ECP Picks Mohsin Naqvi As Interim CM Punjab

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) picked Mohsin Naqvi as the caretaker chief minister Punjab.

He was the PML-N’s nominee. Naqvi is the owner of a media house and is said to be very close to the PPP leader co-chairman.

PTI And PML-Q Reject ECP’s Decision To Appoint Mohsin Naqvi As Caretaker CM Punjab

Mohsin Naqvi’s appointment as the interim chief minister of Punjab was challenged by Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf and PML-Q.

Mohsin Naqvi was chosen by the ECP as the interim chief minister of Punjab. 

Asif Ali Zardari’s close buddy Naqvi is a candidate for the PML-N.

Pervez Elahi, a former chief minister of Punjab, stated that people shouldn’t expect free and fair elections from someone who took part in the Haris Steel corruption case’s Rs3.5 million plea deal.

New Chief Secretary, CCPO Appointed In Punjab After Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi Takes Charge

Soon after interim chief minister Mohsin Naqvi took the oath of office, the chief secretary, CCPO, and senior secretary to the CM were removed.

Abdullah Khan Sumbal has been replaced as Punjab’s chief secretary by Zahid Akhter Zaman.

Sumbal has been returned to the Department of Services and General Administration (S&GA).

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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