LAHORE, Pakistan: The former Chief Minister of Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi along with his son Moonis Elahi have relinquished the membership of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Talking to media on Monday, the PTI leader Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that Chaudhary Pervez Elahi has left PML-Q and officially joined the PTI now.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that along with Pervez Elahi, Moonis Elahi, and Hussain Elahi, other former PML-Q MPAs have also joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
The PTI leader said that Chaudhary Pervez Elahi will be appointed as the President of PTI.
Breaking News Punjab!
Chaudhary Pervez Elahi has joined PTI along with his MPA’s and supporters today! pic.twitter.com/XNn2LLzA53
— PTI Politics. (@PTIPoliticsss) February 21, 2023
Chaudhry Pervez Elahi served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from July 27, 2022 to January 22, 2023.
Last month, Elahi succeeded to get a Vote of Confidence from the Punjab Assembly, and a day later, he sent a letter to Governor Balighur Rehman advising him to dissolve the provincial assembly.
Elahi previously had served as the Chief Minister Punjab from October 2002 to October 2007. He also served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Pakistan in 2013 and as the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from 2018 to 2022.
Alhamdulilah Join PTI pic.twitter.com/mkT7XsFAbZ
— Sajid Ahmed Khan Bhatti (@SajidBhattiPP67) February 21, 2023