GDA to support PTI for government formation in centre

Published on – August 10, 2018 – 2:29 am
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KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan as PTI nominated candidate for Prime Minister, Speaker and Deputy Speaker in National Assembly. GDA Chief Pir Sibgutallah Rashidi said that” GDA will not create obstacles in the way of PTI government and fully support to PTI in Federal. A chance should be given to Imran Khan for the development of Pakistan, Pir Pagara said.


KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan as PTI nominated candidate for Prime Minister, Speaker and Deputy Speaker in National Assembly. GDA Chief Pir Sibgutallah Rashidi said that” GDA will not create obstacles in the way of PTI government and fully support to PTI in Federal. A chance should be given to Imran Khan for the development of Pakistan, Pir Pagara said.

GDA Chief Sibgutallah Rashidi stated that” it was not necessary for PTI Leadership to Come here for Meeting, Grand Democratic Alliance has already decided to support PTI in Federal government,” adding that Imran Khan will take steps for the betterment of country GDA will already stand with him everywhere, said Pagara.

A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) four member’s delegation led by PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi along with PTI senior Leader Jahangir Tareen, Dr, Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail meet with GDA Chief Pir Sibgutallah Rashidi at his residence Kingri House here in Karachi on Thursday. GDA Leaders Pir Sadruddin Shah Rashidi, Syed Ghous Ali Shah, Former Speaker National Assembly Dr, Fehmida Mirza, Ali Gohar Khan Mehar, Former Home Minister Sindh Dr, Zulfiqar Mirza, Husnain Mirza and other Party leaders were also present in meeting.

GDA Chief and PTI leaders discussed about the present political situation and formation of federal government. Both parties have discussed the formation of federal government and nomination of opposition leader in Sindh. PTI Leaders gave the message of Imran Khan to Pir Pagara.

Pir Sibgutallah Rashidi alleged that” GDA was lost most of its seats in Sindh, a specific propaganda was behind the defeat of GDA. Grand democratic Alliance will continue the protest demonstration against the worst rigging in general elections, he added.”

Pir Pagara said that today’s meeting was just a reminder of cooperation with PTI. Grand democratic alliance will provide support to PTI in federation. We have to give a chance to Imran Khan for the betterment of Pakistan, we will not create hurdles in PTI government anymore, he assured.

On this occasion, PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that” we are thankful to Pir Pagara for his fully support to Imran Khan as PTI nominated PM, PTI leadership has a fruitful discussion with GDA leadership, it was successful meeting with Pir Pagara and GDA leaders.

While talking to Media, PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that “Imran Khan has requested to Pir Pagara to support him in formation of Federal government and elimination of corruption from Pakistan. PTI was in contact with GDA before elections and today we officially demanded vote from GDA for the formation of Federal Government, he declared.

Shah Mehmood said” Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has not won enough seats in Sindh as much they got after assassination of  Slain Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in the province. People of Sindh reject the PPP; Peoples Party lost its seats in the province. Why the PPP holding protest demonstrations against rigging in Sindh, he asked.

PTI Vice Chairman said that” majority of the People in Sindh casted their votes to GDA but PPP won elections in Sindh, isn’t it a rigging? Power and money was used by PPP in Sindh during elections. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will play the role of opposition in Sindh,” Qureshi declared.