Appointment of Taseer as Punjab Governor 'part of conspiracy': PML-N

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Lahore, May 15 : Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan today said that no consultations were made with PML-N leaders for the appointment of the new governor in Punjab.

Addressing a press conference here at PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif's residence, he termed appointment of Salman Taseer as Governor of Punjab as part of a conspiracy.

He also said that the appointed Governor Salman Taseer is a highly controversial person and is not suitable for the position.

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the appointment is a clear indication that the presidential camp is still busy sabotaging the people's mandate in Punjab.

He said that Salman Taseer is a highly controversial person and his background as a politician and businessman is dubious.

The PML-N leader alleged that this recent move is an attempt by the presidential camp to destabilize the Punjab government after failing to change PML-Q's top leadership.

Federal Information Minister Sherry Rehman, however, has denied reports that the PML-N leaders were not consulted for the appointment of the new governor.

Talking to Geo News, Sherry said the PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif was consulted before the appointment.

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