No break through over interim set up, care taker PM in Shah, PM Abbasi meeting

ISLAMABAD: No break through was made today between the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and opposition leader Khursheed Shah meeting over to build consensus on the care taker set up.

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As Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) is going to end its tenure on 31st May, both PML(N) and Pakistan People’s Party have to come toa  consensual point over interim premier name.

Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said on Friday that he will hold another meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday after which they will announce the name of the caretaker prime minister.

The current government is expected to conclude its five-year term on May 31, after which the caretaker government will take over to hold general elections, which are expected to be held in July or first week of August.

As per the Constitution of Pakistan, the caretaker prime minister is appointed by the prime minister in consultation with the opposition leader in the National Assembly.

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