LAHORE – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has dissolved all the regional organizations in Punjab, while regional steering committees have taken the place of the regional organizations, said a party notification issued by Shah Mehmood Qureshi, vice chairman PTI.

It may be noted here that Punjab has been divided into four parts for launching the regional steering committees.

The notification for the regional steering committees, which issued on Sunday said that Central Punjab Steering Committee comprises 18 members, which includes Umer Sarfaraz Cheema, Aleem Khan, Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Mian Naeem Javed, Hammad Azhar, Kamil Omer, Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, Omer Dar, Hamid Miraj, Shoib Siddiqui, S.A.Hameed, Mansoor Sarwar Khan, Mian Afzal Hayat, Ejaz Sehole, Bukhtiyar Kasuri, Chaudhary Yaqoob, Akhtar Husain Bhatti and Shaukat Ranjha.

The West Punjab Steering Committee comprises 17 members, which includes Tariq Chaudhary, Rai Aziz Ullah, Ali Hasnain Naqvi, Faiz Ullah Kmoka, Zulfikar Shah, Prof. Rouf Doula, Chaudhary Ashfaq, Dr Asad Muazzam, Dr Abdul Hanan, Haider Bari, Shehbaz Kasana, Janbaz Sahib, Atta Ullah Niazi, Mian Ashfaq, Nauraiz Shakoor, Amjad Joyia, and Rao Qaiser Ali Khan.

The North Punjab Steering Committee comprises of 13 members, which includes Sadaqat Abbasi, Malik Sohail Khan, Mohammad Sadiq Khan, Inam Ullah Niazi, Sardar Ghulam Abbas, Col (Retd) Mohammad Taj, Ejaz Minhas, Haroon Piracha, Hina Manzoor, Sadia Abbasi, Ehsan Tiwana, Asghar Kalyar and Chaudhary Asghar.

The South Punjab Steering Committee comprises of 19 members, which includes Sikander Bosan, Ejaz Chaudhary, Mian Sajid Pervez, Shirin Mazari, Jamal Leghari, Rafeeq Haider Leghari, Khalid Khakwani, Husnain Jhanian Gardezi, Awais Gardezi, Noor Bhaba, Jehenzeb Khichi, Shaukat Dawood, Mureed Husnain Qureshi, Mujeeb Ahmed Khan, Shaukat Lalika, Ibraheem Khan, Nawab Aman Ullah, Saeed Chaudhary and Mazhar Khan Lakhwera.

Meanwhile, Shah Mahmood Qureshi held first meeting of the Central Region Steering Committee in which various party issues were discussed.

In particular, the ongoing membership drive was discussed, while it was decided that efforts would be doubled to make as many members as possible before the scheduled intra-party election in early June.

Among other party issues, the modalities for holding party elections were also discussed.

Moreover, a press statement of the PTI said that prominent political figures of Chichawatni, Distt Sahiwal joined Imran Khan during the public meeting in Chichawatni.

Those who joined the PTI include Rai Hassan Nawaz, two-time ex-district nazim sahiwal, Waheed Asghar Dogar, former MPA, Saeed Ahmed Gujjar, ex-MNA, besides other notables of the same district.