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Another jolt to PTI as Pervez Khattak steps down as KP president

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ISLAMABAD (Replic policy) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President and former KP chief minister Pervez Khattak announced quitting the party’s position on Thursday.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Khattak condemned the May 9 vandalism and announced leaving the party office. He was also a member of PTI’s core committee.
The former KP chief minister said he had condemned the May 9 incidents. He said he had decided after “consulting his friends”.
Khattak, president of PTI’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter, said he was resigning from the party position, adding that he would decide the future course of action after consulting “friends and party workers”.
He also said “propaganda” being played on television was “not right”, and he had made the decision carefully.
The former KP chief minister said he had been closely monitoring the political landscape for some time and decided to step down from his party position.
It was reported that PTI senior leaders Asad Qaiser and Pervez Khattak went missing as their spokesperson claimed that he could not reach out to them since morning.

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