PESHAWAR: Former chief justice Peshawar High Court Tariq Parvez was named as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s caretaker chief minister on Friday, Express News reported.
The decision was announced during a joint press conference in Peshawar by K-P Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and K-P Assembly’s Opposition Leader Akram Khan Durrani.
While speaking to media, Hoti said that the decision – made by consensus – was based on merit.
The provincial chief minister said that he wants to have an effective interim setup which can ensure transparent elections.
Durrani, during the press conference, said all parties have their own agendas but the need of the hour is to think in favour of the people.
Hoti would advice the governor regarding the dissolution of the K-P Assembly on Saturday.
Former chief justice, who was named the caretaker CM of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, would take oath as the interim CM on Sunday.