In the ongoing struggle to form the government in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and Bilawal Bhutto have found a middle path, but Imran Khan is still standing as a big obstacle in that path. Let us tell you that senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Latif Khosa has said amid talks among rival political parties to form a coalition government that no democracy can be established without jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan. And no government can be formed in Pakistan. Expressing surprise at the news of talks on power sharing formula between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Latif Khosa termed it a joke that rival political parties are making such a proposal. Are. He said that cricketer-turned-politician and PTI founder Imran Khan (71) must be brought back. He said, “Who are they – those who have been rejected by the public – who create divisions amongst themselves… No assembly or Parliament can function without Imran Khan.” Without Imran Khan, no democracy can be established and no government can be formed.’ Dawn newspaper quoted Khosa as saying, “So remove this misconception that without Imran they will be able to run any democracy or government. . You will have to bring back Imran Khan.” He said, ”The party that emerges as the largest political party in the elections is given the right to form the government. And since we have the largest party, he will become the Prime Minister. And no one can stop them.”
Let us also tell you that Imran Khan’s party has formed special committees to prepare a strategy to form government in the Center and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. As per the recommendations and strategies proposed by the committees, the members attending the core committee meeting of the party agreed to quickly complete the process of nomination to important posts in the government and Parliament.
On the other hand, Bilawal Bhutto-led Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has different opinions on the issue of joining the coalition government and sitting in the opposition. In fact, the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of PPP, which emerged as the third largest party in the recently concluded parliamentary elections in Pakistan, met in Islamabad to discuss the post-poll scenario and alliance proposals. It was decided in the meeting that all political parties, including Imran Khan’s PTI-backed independents, would be approached for a possible power-sharing agreement. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Senator Sherry Rehman said, “The PPP will contact all (political) parties and a committee will be formed.” It is being told that the leaders of Bilawal’s party failed to reach a final decision on whether the PPP should form a coalition government with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Nawaz (PML-N). Sitting in opposition along with independent MLAs elected on Insaaf (PTI) ticket. “Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is pressurizing Asif Zardari to agree to power-sharing, where sharing of the prime minister’s post has also been discussed,” a source said. According to him, talks are going on that Shahbaz Sharif should remain the Prime Minister for half the term and then Bilawal Bhutto should take over this responsibility for the remaining term. The source confirmed that there are still differences of opinion over who will be nominated for key posts such as foreign minister, interior minister, finance minister and chief minister of Punjab, Pakistan’s largest province.
On the other hand, PML-N sources said, “It has been proposed that a PML-N candidate will remain the Prime Minister for three years and the PPP leader will remain on this post for two years.” He said that who will get the first term, This has not been decided yet. It is being told that a meeting was held between senior leaders of both the parties in which PPP Parliamentary Speaker Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif from PML-N attended. The formula for power sharing was prepared in this meeting. Let us tell you that PML-N and National Party had adopted this formula of power sharing in Balochistan in 2013. Sources said that in the meeting held at Bilawal’s residence in Lahore on Sunday, both sides agreed on the principle of cooperation for the political stability of the country after the general elections. A PPP leader said that the party is not backing down from the demand that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari should be made the Prime Minister.
Meanwhile, a new problem has arisen in Pakistan that President Arif Alvi may not be able to swear in the country’s new Prime Minister because his successor will be elected before the formation of the next federal government. This claim was made in a news. ‘The News International’ reported that the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected National Assembly members may take place on February 26, three days before the deadline to convene the inaugural session of the House. It is being told that the election of 53 members of the Senate, the Chairman/Deputy Chairman and consequently the election of the President of the country is to be held before March 8. Sources said that if the presidential election is held a week earlier, the new President can administer oath to the newly elected Prime Minister instead of Alvi.