Soon after taking oath as the new chief minister of Punjab, Hamza Shehbaz on Saturday called on estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Khan Tareen and thanked him for his political support.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader met Tareen at his residence in Model Town, Express News reported.
وزیر اعلیٰ پنجاب محمد حمزہ شہباز شریف کی ماڈل ٹاؤن میں جہانگیر ترین کی رہائشگاہ آمد— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) April 30, 2022
جہانگیر ترین اور ان کے گروپ کے ارکان نے وزیر اعلی حمزہ شہباز کا خیر مقدم کیا
جہانگیر ترین نے وزارت اعلیٰ کاحلف اٹھانے پر محمد حمزہ شہباز شریف کو مبارکباددی@HamzaSS pic.twitter.com/WTRDrwKjDj
Hamza, the report added, also inquired Tareen about his health and wished him well.
Speaking on the occasion, he told Tareen that he wished to work together to put the province back on the path of progress.
He also made it clear that he had intended to take the path of tolerance and patience instead of revenge.
The dissident PTI leader felicitated Hamza on his oath-taking for the coveted post.
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Upon arrival, the chief minister was warmly received by Tareen and other members of his group.
Earlier today, Hamza was sworn-in as the chief minister of Punjab following a long drawn legal and political battle.
The oath of office was administered to him by National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, in accordance with the Lahore High Court's order, at the Governor House in Lahore.
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