The Central Working Committee headed by Senator Kamil Ali Agha has decided to remove him to save party.
The CWC meeting also decided to oust Federal Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema from the party. However, five MNAs including Ch Shujaat’s son Salik Hussain, who is also a federal minister, and Tariq Bashir Cheema represent Ch Shujaat’s camp.
Division took place in the PML-Q over the issue of joining hands with the PTI and PML-N. Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, Chaudhry Moonis Elahi and others stood by the PTI while Chaudhry Shujaat, Salik Hussain and Tariq Bashir Cheema backed the PML-N.
The CWC also made an election body led by Advocate Jehangir A Jhojha. PML-Q figures who attended the meeting included the former Gujrat district nazim and younger brother of Chaudhry Shujaat, Chaudhry Shafat Hussain, Jehangir Jhoja and Khadija Umer Farooqi.