The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb has rejected media reports and speculations about any decision regarding the appointment of the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan.
According to the details, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb expressed her views in a statement on the social networking website Twitter today (Monday, July 31st). She said Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has not chosen or ruled out any candidate for caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan yet.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the appointment of an interim Prime Minister will be made as per the procedure laid down in the Constitution. She said PM Shehbaz Sharif will consult all coalition parties in the government, to identify the most suitable candidate. She said as per the Constitution, Shehbaz Sharif will consult with the Leader of the Opposition after consulting with the allies to make a decision on the matter.
The tweet read, “Contrary to reports and speculation by certain sections of the media, and reported in Dawn Newspaper today Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has not chosen or ruled out any candidate for interim Prime Minister yet. The appointment of the interim PM will be carried out according to the procedure laid down in the Constitution, both in letter and spirit. PM Shehbaz Sharif will consult with all ally parties in the government and will obtain guidance from PMLN Quaid Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, to identify the most suitable candidate. After consulting with allies, the PM will consult with the Leader of the Opposition to make a decision on the matter, as per the Constitution.