LAHORE: Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa inspector general of police Nasir Khan Durrani, who was nominated by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), on Thursday excused himself from the post of caretaker Punjab CM.
According to sources, the PTI had suggested the names of Dr Hassan Askari and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General (IG) Nasir Durrani for caretaker chief minister of Punjab.
The names were decided after consultation of four member team.
It is pertinent here to mention that Nasir Durrani has remained Additional IG Special Branch and KP IG. He is also a member of Punjab Public Service Commission and considered a close aid of Punjab CM.
On the other hand, Dr Hassan Askari is a professor in Punjab University’s political science department. He is also a senior analyst pertaining to politics and military.