Punjab

PML-N MPA Farooq Cheema Jumps Ship Joins PTI

A provincial lawmaker of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Faisal Farooq Cheema, announced on Monday to have joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
The development followed Cheema’s meeting with PTI Chairman Imran Khan.Former PTI secretary general Jahangir Tareen was also present in the meeting.
Cheema was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Sargodha in the 2013 General Elections and hails from an influential political family of the area. Earlier Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) former Member of National Assembly (MNA) Malik Nawab Sher Waseer on Monday has also decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Waseer became MPA two times from Faisalabad and also served as MNA. He was chairman of Prime Minister’s inspection commission.