Government has started considering to accept the resignations of more 25 National Assembly (NA) members of PTI.
According to parliamentary sources most of MNAs of whose list has been sent to speaker NA Raja Pervez Ashraf for acceptance of their resignations belong to South Punjab. They include former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his nephew Pir Zahoor Hussain Qureshi. However final decision for acceptance of the resignations will be made by allied parties of the government.
Parliamentary sources told Online that a list of 25 MNAs was sought from legislation department which has been sent to speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf along with the comments. However Raja Pervez Ashraf will make consultation with the coalition partners in connection with the acceptance of the resignations. Later the matter will be decided.
Earlier speaker NA has accepted resignations of 11 MNAs from PTI and by polls have taken place on these seats.
Sources said the matter of accepting the resignations is being considered to mount pressure on PTI.