Islamabad, August 15 (TNS): Prior to election of Speaker Deputy speaker of national assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday submitted his nomination papers for the Prime Minister slot.
On August 7, the PTI had formally nominated party’s supremo Imran Khan as their candidate for country’s next prime minister.
Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed suggested Imran Khan’s name for the Prime Minister ship and leader of the house.
During a parliamentary meeting in Islamabad, PTI vice president Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented a resolution nominating Imran as their PM candidate.
Following this the party chairman was welcomed with a huge applause in a private hotel meeting.
Addressing his party members after his nomination, Imran Khan thanked the members for showing their trust in him. The change for which PTI had been struggling for 22 years will now going to be witnessed, he added.
The newly-elected members of National Assembly were also taken into confidence while discussion over the names of speaker and deputy speaker was also carried out.