ISLAMABAD: Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has been appointed as vice-chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Asad Umar has been appointed as Secretary General.
A notification, dated January 6, 2022, was issued by the PTI secretariat after the approval of PTI Chairman Imran Khan. Aamer Mahmood Kiani has been appointed as Additional Secretary General. Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has been appointed as President PTI Sindh.
Qureshi said that it’s an honour for him to hold the post of the party’s vice-chairman. “It is my utmost privilege & honour to be appointed as Vice Chairman of PTI. I would like to thank founding Chairman Imran Khan for once again reposing confidence in me. Will continue to work with the office bearers, members & workers of PTI to strengthen our party,” Qureshi said.
It is my utmost privilege & honour to be appointed as Vice Chairman of PTI. I would like to thank founding Chairman @ImranKhanPTI for once again reposing confidence in me. Will continue to work with the office bearers, members & workers of PTI to strengthen our party. pic.twitter.com/7qCvwvg7Da
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) January 6, 2022
Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the PTI has announced its advisory councils for different regions, including Punjab and Sindh.
“Except Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the PTI has announced its executive and advisory boards in the provinces,” he said. The councils had been constituted separately in Central and South Punjab, besides Sindh.
The minister said Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib had been appointed as the PTI’s information secretary, and Siraj Khan as finance secretary.
He said Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Secretary General Asad Umar for coordinating with provincial presidents with regard to the party’s new organisational set-up. He said the prime minister also directed the party to make preparations for the local government elections.