Islamabad:In a setback to the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), the party’s central leader Pir Muhammad Aminul Hasnat Shah joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), media reports said.
Flanked by PTI Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry, PTI Vice-Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and PTI Secretary General Asad Umar, Hasnat made the announcement of joining PTI during a press conference.
During the conference in Sargodha, while explaining the reason for switching to PTI, Hasnat rather cryptically said, “as time passes, new information comes to light, Geo news reports.
He then thanked the PTI senior leaders, especially, Qureshi whom he referred to as a “leader” in his family while lavishing heavy praise on him. Hasnat also prayed that he continues to have good experiences in politics.
While addressing the press conference, Quershi also praised Hasnat’s experience as a politician and his stature as a spiritual leader.
The PTI senior said that he had a “long-standing spiritual relationship” with Hasnat, and his joining PTI would make the party stronger in Sargodha.