Islamabad: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam chief of his own faction Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday said that the Pakistan Peoples Party was 90 percent agreed on the name of Justice (retd) Shakirullah Jan, proposed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for interim PM slot.
Talking to media, the JUI-F chief said that he reposed full confidence on PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif for the names of interim PM slot after the PML-N chief assured that the names would be put forward with the consultation of the opposition parties in the national assembly.
“Suddenly Chaudhry Nisar told me via phone that he was withdrawing the name of Shakirullah Jan,” he said adding that he asked him that why he was withdrawing his name.
He further added that Nisar told him that the name of Shakirullah Jan was associated with a dangerous person and it could prove a back fire for the opposition parties.
Fazl said that he was trapped in a difficult situation after Nisar suddenly withdraw the name of Shakirullah Jan adding that he was ready to play his role for the appointment of the interim PM if opposition leader was ready to pay heed to his advice.