While there are apprehensions over ministries, the situation worsened following Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry’s “forward block in PML-Q” remark and the resignation of the only PML-Q minister in the provincial cabinet. According to Express News’ sources, Elahi complained that the PTI promise to assign two ministry portfolios to PML-Q lawmakers both in Punjab and the centre remained unfulfilled. Fawad’s comments could ‘dismantle’ PTI, PML-Q alliance: Moonis ElahiCM Buzdar said that all administrative actions, including transfer and postings of government officials, would be taken after consulting the PML-Q. Earlier, Punjab minister for mines and minerals, the only Q-Leaguer in Buzdar’s cabinet, resigned in protest over alleged interference in his ministry. PML-Q leader Chaudhry Moonis Elahi had also warned the PTI that Chuadhry’s statement about forward block could dismantle the alliance between the two parties.
Source: The Express Tribune January 19, 2019 14:44 UTC