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Humayun Akhtar joins IPP
- Web Desk
- Dec 16, 2023
LAHORE: Former federal minister and PTI leader Humayun Akhtar has decided to join Jahangir Tareen’s Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP).
Humayun Akhtar announced his decision in a presser held in the presence of IPP founder Jehangir Khan Tareen and party President Abdul Aleem Khan.
He said in the aftermath of the unsettling events on May 9, being a son of a Shaheed it was not possible for him to continue his stay with the PTI
Humayun Akhtar said all our old companions have gathered again.
Together we will work for the prosperity of the country, he said.
Speaking about the ongoing negotiations with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) regarding seat adjustments, Aleem Khan conveyed that discussions are currently in progress.
He assured that once successful, the outcomes of these negotiations would be transparently communicated to the public and media, emphasizing a commitment to open dialogue.
Touching on recent developments, Aleem Khan expressed optimism about the potential addition of Humayun Akhtar to the IPP, emphasizing that it would significantly fortify their party.
Earlier, Tareen and other IPP leaders Ishaq Khakwani and Awn Chaudhry held a meeting with Akhtar at his residence a couple of days ago. The IPP leaders had invited him to join the party.
It is pertinent to mention here that Akhtar left the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in June over the May 9 incidents.
In the past, he has been associated with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q).