Asad Qaiser ‘stands’ with PTI chief

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Senior PTI leader Asad Qaiser arrives at an Islamabad court, in this still taken from a video. — YouTube/GeoNewsLive
Senior PTI chief Asad Qaiser arrives at an Islamabad courtroom, on this nonetheless taken from a video. — YouTube/GeoNewsLive

ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Asad Qaiser stated Monday that he’s involved with occasion chairman Imran Khan and has no plans of deserting PTI.

The previous Nationwide Meeting speaker made these remarks upon his arrival at an Islamabad courtroom to attend a listening to of a case associated to vandalism outdoors the judicial advanced within the federal capital.

Qaiser’s standing was unclear with confusion round whether or not he has stop the occasion or not after former PTI Khyber Pakhtunkhwa president Pervez Khattak introduced quitting occasion positions in a joint presser throughout which the previous speaker was additionally seated however remained silent. Khattak cited Could 9 mayhem as the rationale behind his choice.

Quite a few PTI leaders have stop the occasion, condemning the violence that came about that day throughout which authorities and navy installations had been additionally attacked by the enraged supporters.

Addressing the press convention in Islamabad, the previous defence minister stated it was troublesome for him to proceed serving because the occasion’s KP chapter president amid the prevailing political disaster.

Khattak had stated he would announce the long run plan of action after consulting his buddies and occasion colleagues.

When requested about his present standing at the moment, Asad Qaiser stated: “I’m with Tehreek-e-Insaf and in contact with chairman PTI.”

One other journalist questioned him asking whether or not Jahangir Tareen — who’s at the moment forming a brand new political occasion largely comprising PTI defectors — contacted him or not, the PTI chief responded, saying, “no contact with Jahangir Tareen.”

Qasier insisted that he’s with PTI when pressed about Fawad Chauhdry’s declare. The previous info minister and occasion spokesperson had claimed that he had contacted Qaiser and different occasion leaders.

Asad Umar is in ‘contact with Fawad Chaudhry’

In the meantime, Asad Umar, the previous secretary normal of PTI, instructed the media that Tareen has not reached out to him. Nevertheless, Fawad maintains common contact.

Umar’s assertion got here throughout an off-the-cuff trade with journalists, as he departed from a courtroom in Islamabad, the place he had arrived to hunt interim bail in a case pertaining to the riots on the judicial advanced within the federal capital in March.

The politician has been granted bail within the corresponding case, months after being booked on the Tarnol Police Station within the federal capital.

When requested if he would be part of Tareen’s occasion, he stated: “What affiliation do I’ve with Jahangir Tareen?”

He was then queried if the senior politician had contacted him, to which he replied within the detrimental. “Jahangir Tareen has not made any contact but.”

The PTI chief stated whereas he had been out of jail for the final seven to eight days, he has been visiting the courts. He knowledgeable journalists that solely the occasion’s former senior vice chairman has contacted him.

“Fawad Chaudhry stays in contact with me on occasion,” he stated. In the meantime, on Friday, he had denied being a part of Fawad’s enterprise.

A journalist then questioned Umar about former occasion member Faisal Vawda’s agenda. “Ask this query from Faisal Vawda,” he replied.