PML-N offers PPP slot of Opposition Leader in NA against support in Punjab: Sources



ISLAMABAD, July 27 (TNS): Pakistan Muslim Leaguie (N) offers slot of opposition leader in the National Assembly to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) against their support in forming the government in Punjab, TNS has learnt.

Sources told TNS that both PTI and PML-N leaders established contacts with PPP to make the alliance in Punjab where rival PML-N merely leading.

Forming government in Punjab is similar to walking on a tight rope as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) with 123 seats merely behind from rival Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) which grabbed 127 seats according to official results by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

PML-N needsat leastt 160 seats to form a government in Punjab and they can be jointly assisted by PPP and independents which have 7 and 29 seats respectively and can be a game-changer in the scenario.

In center, PTI has won 115 National Assembly seats and has emerged as major political party, however it requires 137 seats to form government with simple majority at centre.

For this, PTI has decided to approach five political parties to form coalition government at centre, sources said and added that Imran Khan’s party has completed initial consultation over it.