KARACHI: Former Sindh chief minister Liaquat Jatoi on Tuesday announced he was quitting the office of PML-N Sindh Election Committee chairman as he has been ignored by the party leadership.
Addressing a press conference, an annoyed Jatoi said he had been requesting a meeting with the prime minister for nine months but Nawaz Sharif did not give any time to him or any other party leader from Sindh.
He said party leaders in Sindh were being ignored by the main leadership of PML-N for a long time.
“I apprised the PML-N leadership of my reservations but I was ignored time andagain,” he said.
Jatoi said he did not want any ministry but wanted to inform Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about the problems the party is facing in the province.
He said the people of Sindh supported the PML-N and voted it to power but Nawaz Sharif never looked back to them after taking charge of the top office of the country.
He said he has no personal enmity with anybody in the PML-N but provincial leadership was being ignored for a long time.
To a query, Jatoi said he has stepped down from all posts of PML-N, including Election Committee of Sindh chapter and chief coordinator, but had not quit the party so far. He said he might also quit the PML-N’s basic membership.
Jatoi, who had also served as federal water and power minister in the past, said he could join the Pakistan People’s Party or any other political party after consultation with his colleagues.
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