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PTI drops Afridi as caretaker KP CM

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday has dropped name of Manzoor Afridi as caretaker Chief Minister (CM) for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

According to KP government spokesman Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, new name will be finalized until tonight.

Earlier, Chief Minister of Khyber Paktunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutf-ur-Rehman, in a third round of meeting, had reached a consensus on the name of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Senator Ayub Afridi’s son Manzoor Afridi.

On the other hand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly is set to dissolve today however, KP CM Pervez Khattak will continue to perform his duties till the interim CM takes oath.

It is to be mentioned here that first session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was held on May 29, 2013 when the outgoing speaker administered oath to the newly elected members of the provincial assembly.

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