Barrister Gohar elected new PTI chairman


Intra-party polls

PESHAWAR: Barrister Gohar Ali Khan has been elected Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s (PTI) new Chairman unopposed.

PTI intra-party polls were held today (Saturday) on the order of the Election Commission of Pakistan.

Voters exercised their right to vote through an online app.

ECP directs PTI to hold intra-party elections in 20 days

Announcing the results Chief Election Commissioner PTI Niazullah Niazi said that Barrister Gohar Ali Khan has been elected party chairman unopposed while Umar Ayub Khan has been elected general secretary.

Niazullah Niazi said a short time of 20 days was given for holding the intra-party election. adding that a new panel has emerged from these polls.

He said Munir Ahmed Baloch has been elected PTI President Balochistan, Haleem Adil Shaikh PTI President Sindh, Ali Amin Gandapur was elected PTI President Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Dr Yasmin Rashid elected PTI president Punjab.

Who is Gohar Khan?

According to the PTI leader’s website, he is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and appears in all high courts as well.

He is a law graduate from Wolverhampton University, UK with LLM from Washington School of Law, USA. Gohar has been in active law practice with more than 50 reported judgments to his credit on subjects ranging from taxation, commercial, corporate, arbitration, banking, election, etc.

The PTI leader has civil and criminal trials experience, and even has the honour to appear before the Supreme Judicial Council, Field General Court Martial, and its Court of Appeal.

His clients include public and private companies and important persons, including Imran.

Gohar was a member of the Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarian and contested elections for the National Assembly in 2008, however, he lost. He then joined the PTI in July 2022.

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