JI part ways with PTI led KPK govt

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Thursday finally parted ways with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) led Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government, Newsone reported.

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JI leaders and provincial chief minister Pervaiz Khattak announced the decision in a joint press conference.

“JI supported us throughout five years, it’s always hard to say good bye to good friends,” said CM KPK. PTI and JI had a coalition government in the province for the past five years.

Provincial Religious affairs minister Habib-ur-Rehman, parliamentary secretary Muhammad Ali, local bodies minister Anayatullah and Finance minister Muzafar Syed have resigned from their posts.

The JI had the local government and finance ministries in the alliance.

Earlier, JI had announced to leave KPK government after the restoration of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA).

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