Imran Khan's party to sit in opposition; rules out joining any coalition govt in Pakistan: top leader

Updated: Feb 12 2024 4:52PM

By Sajjad Hussain

Imran Khan's party to sit in opposition; rules out joining any coalition govt in Pakistan: top leader

Islamabad, Feb 12 (PTI) Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party will not join hands with rival PML-N or the PPP to form a coalition government and would sit in the opposition despite having a majority in the newly elected Parliament, party leader Barrister Gohar Ali Khan has said.

Independent candidates, mostly affiliated with Khan's PTI, secured the most parliamentary seats in last week’s general election. However, PTI does not have enough seats in the 266-member National Assembly to form a government on its own.

“We don’t feel comfortable with both (Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party) of them. There will be no talks with anyone to make a government or to make a government together with them. It is better to sit in the opposition than to make a government [with them], but we think we have the majority,” Gohar Khan told Dawn News.