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General Election 2018: Former Chief Secretary Nasir Khosa will be interim CM Punjab

General Election 2018: Former Chief Secretary Nasir Khosa will be interim CM Punjab

Former Chief Secretary Punjab will lead the interim set up in Punjab as CM Punjab and opposition leader in Punjab Assembly agreed to nominate him as caretaker Chief Minister Punjab. He worked as Chief Secretary with Shahbaz Sharif for two years. He belongs to a bureaucrat Khosa family of DG Khan. His younger is the senior-most Justice of the Supreme Court Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and he will be the next Chief justice of Pakistan.  His brother Tariq Khosa is former IG police and DG FIA.    

Names of four candidates for the position of caretaker chief minister of Punjab had come under consideration. They were former Punjab chief secretaries Nasir Khosa and Kamran Rasool and Justice (R) Sair Ali and former Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) Tariq Saleem Dogar.

Nasir Khosa had also served as Deputy Commissioner, Faisalabad, and Lahore, Commissioner Lahore, Additional Secretary Finance, Additional Secretary Agriculture and Food and Principal Secretary to the Punjab governor.

He is considered as an upright, honest and credible person. His name was put forward by the opposition leader Mehmood-ul-Rashid of PTI. 

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