Federal Government has proposed three names for the post of caretaker Prime Minister. Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf after consultation with senior leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated three names for potential candidates.
Former finance minister Hafeez Shaikh, Justice (retired) Mir Hazar Khoso and former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Dr Ishrat Hussain are the candidates which were nominated by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
Pakistan Muslim League –Nawaz (PML-N)leader and Oppostion leader in National Sssembly Chaudhry Nisar after consultation with its like-minded opposition had written names of Justice (retd) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Justice (retd) Shakirullah Jan and Awami Tehreek’s Rasool Bux Paleejo in the letter sent to Prime Minister.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan also showed support for the nominees of PML-N and other opposition parties, however PPP led government criticised the opposition’s nominees.
It is expected that Prime Minsiter Raja Pervaiz Ashraf will meet Opposition leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali and will discuss the candidate for the caretaker prime minister.