Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Moonis Elahi Blog News: New CM can be from PML-Q: Taseer

Lahore : The former chief minister and his son Moonis Elahi met the Punjab governor at his Defence residence on Tuesday night. According to sources, the governor discussed vital issues with Pervaiz, including the political situation in the province, tension between district governments and the provincial government and the future set-up of the Punjab government in case Shahbaz Sharif was disqualified by courts.

The governor agreed that the next chief minister could be from the PML-Q and Pervaiz Elahi was a suitable choice in this regard. He appreciated the contribution of the former chief minister to the development of the province and said his services were still needed.

The former CM reposed his confidence in the governor for effectively taking up the case of district governments accused of corruption by the Punjab government. Insiders said the governor and the former chief minister agreed to maintain direct interaction. They were of the view indirect interaction could create misunderstanding between the two parties.