ECP selects Hassan Askari named Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan in a meeting on Thursday chose the name of Prof. Hassan Askari as the Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab.

After disappointment of the opposition and the legislature to strike an accord over the name for the caretaker CM of Punjab, the election commission chose the name of Hassan Askari as interim chief minster of the punjab. The election body assigned Askari to lead the caretaker setup in the area after the legislature and oppostion members neglected to reach over an accord on the issue.