ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed shah on Friday said the name of the interim prime minister would be announced on Tuesday; however, he said he and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had yet to reach a consensus over the name.
Talking to media in Islamabad after his meeting with the prime minister during which they exchanged views on appointment of the caretaker prime minister, Khursheed Shah said so far they had not reached a consensus over a name of the caretaker prime minister.
Khursheed Shah said the prime minister told him that he was about to leave for Turkey to attend the Extraordinary Session of the OIC; therefore, they decided to meet again on May 22 (Tuesday).
The opposition leader said they would reveal on Tuesday that who would be the interim prime minister by next general elections.
Meanwhile, talking to media representatives outside the Parliament House in Islamabad, the Vice Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi said they didn’t know either deliberation had been made upon names, they had suggested, or not.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said they were not consulted over the name of the caretaker prime minster so far.