Imran announces probation policy for KP ministers

PESHAWAR: Ministers in the new Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government delivering less than satisfactory performance will be replaced after three months, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan warned Tuesday, under a new probation policy aimed at performance evaluation.
Newly elected members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly belonging to the PTI attended a parliamentary meeting presided over by prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan.
Imran said a committee would be set up to monitor the performance of the ministers and chief minister.
Authorities concerned will have their performance evaluated for a period of up to three months and, if the performance is not up to the mark, action will be taken in the form of dismissal, he added.
Earlier, PTI formally nominated party’s supremo Imran Khan as their candidate for prime minister’s slot.
A parliamentary meeting was held at a private hotel in Islamabad during which, Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented a resolution nominating Imran as their PM candidate
Imran Khan thanked the members for showing their trust in him. The change for which PTI has been struggling for 22 years will now going to be witnessed, he added.
The newly-elected members of National Assembly were also taken into confidence while discussion over the names of speaker and deputy speaker was also carried out.
The meeting was attended by several politicians including Asad Umar, Pervez Khattak, Chaudhry Sarwar and Shafqat Mahmood.
PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry hoped that PTI will get support from Balochistan National Party (Mengal) and its total numbers in the National Assembly would reach 177.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan says the new government will have to work hard to overcome financial crisis in the country.
Addressing the newly elected members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Peshawar on Tuesday, he said the government will go to the International Monetary Fund after thorough deliberations.
Imran Khan alleged that the rulers in the past worked only for their personal gains.
He advised the candidates to be elected on reserved seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly to attend the session of the assembly after making proper preparation for this purpose. – NNI

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