PTI divide and U-turn over caretaker CM Punjab

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Ayesha Naz in “Think Tank” covered these topics;
• Confusion surrounded the list of candidates suggested by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for caretaker chief minister of Punjab on Friday.
• After former opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mehmood-ur-Rasheed presented the names of Orya Maqbool Jan, Yaqub Izhar, and Hassan Askari, party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry later took to twitter to announce the candidates proposed as caretaker CM which did not include Orya’s name.
• The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday declared Khawaja Asif’s disqualification for life null and void.
The ruling over Asif’s review petition against his disqualification by the Islamabad High Court would allow him to contest the upcoming general election.
Retired Justice Nasirul Mulk took oath as Pakistan’s seventh caretaker Prime Minister at a ceremony here on Friday, hours after the National Assembly was formally dissolved ahead of the July elections.
President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Mulk, who was unanimously nominated for the post by both the government and opposition,