ISLAMABAD – Former Pakistan People’s Party leader Dr Babar Awanresigned from senatorship to formally joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday.
On Thursday, Imran Khan had announced he would also request Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad to join his party.
Babar Awan served as minister for law and justice during the previous tenure, of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). However, he parted ways with the party, following his differences with Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
It is worth to mention that Babar Awan has served as federal minister. He also presented before the court in many cases of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari.
During the last few months, Babar Awan was providing legal assistance to PTI leadership. The sources said that Babar Awan took the decision of leaving PPP after consultation with lawyers group. He will soon present his resignation to Senate
He will soon present his resignation to Senate Chairman Senate.