Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday.
Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at his party’s secretariat in Islamabad.
Khar while speaking to local news channel ‘Samaa News’ said he fully supports PTI’s manifesto and its leadership.
Ghulam Mustafa Khar called on Chairman Imran Khan at Chairman’s Sectt in Islamabad to announce his support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf. pic.twitter.com/0wqAgfcm79
— PTI Islamabad (@PTIOfficialISB) April 24, 2017
Khair hails from Kot Addu town Muzaffargarh District in South Punjab. He started his political career in 1967 when he joined Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as one of the founding members of the Pakistan Peoples Party as a close personal friend and political ally.
He was appointed Governor and Martial Law Administrator of Punjab, the most electorally powerful province in the country by the newly sworn in President Bhutto following the collapse of Yahya Khan’s military government.
Khar has also served as Chief Minister of Punjab Province. (PhotoNews / Samaa News)