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Former KP governor Iftikhar Hussain joining PTI

PESHAWAR: Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Governor Iftikhar Hussain has decided to join Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), learnt from local media.

Shah announced his announced his decision in a meeting with PTI Chief Imran Khan.

The move came a day after a senior PPP leader and former opposition leader in Punjab Assembly, Raja Riaz joined hands with Imran Khan during the party’s rally in Faisalabad.

Lieutenant General Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah was a former governor of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (the then NWFP).

After his retirement from the Army in 2000, he was appointed as Minister for Communications and later became Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a position which he held for four and half years.

He has also served as an Ambassador in Turkey.