CM Sindh Liaquat Jatoi joins PTI
ISLAMABAD: Former Sindh chief minister and head of Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) Liaquat Ali Jatoi met Imran Khan and announced his decision to join PTI.
The meeting took palce at Bani Gala in Islamabad.
Jatoi had served as CM Sindh from 1997 to 1998 while representing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). He had been winning elections from his ancestral seat in Mehar Tehsil of Dadu district since 1977.
The veteran politician also served as provincial minister of finance, excise and taxation during different tenures.
Following the 1999 coup, during which Nawaz Sharif’s then government was overturned, he joined PML-Q led by Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain.
In 2002, Jatoi was elected to the National Assembly and later inducted into the federal cabinet as a minister in Musharraf’s government. Initially, he held the portfolio of minister of industries but was then made minister for water and power.