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ISLAMABAD: Pakistani dissident Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Raja Riaz appointed leader of opposition in national assembly with in support of 16 deputies, according to ARY NEWS.

Riaz joined in race for opposition leader slot along with GDA MNA Ghos Bakhsh Mahar after leaving of PML-Q MNA Muniz Elahi.

The dissident PTI MNA filed an application signed by 17 deputies. in Secretariat of the National Assembly for nominated him as leader of the opposition.

The vice speaker asked for the names of the applicants for opposition leader and one who will have support of majority of MPs from the opposition will be nominated for slot.

Formerly Munis Elahi stripped off his candidacy as leader of the opposition, paving way for a one-on-one a contest between Ghos Bakhsh Mahar and Raja Riaz.

Sources said that Riaz who had support of 17 legislators against three Maharas votes likely to be appointed leader of the opposition.

Raja Riaz who switched sides from PTI during vote of no-confidence against then prime minister Imran Khan earlier announced what will he dispute next general elections on in ticket of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Read more: Fawad Chaudhry calls Raja Riaz MNA and Nur Alam Khan ‘Do Besharam’

In a statement former MNA says it will run in elections on PML-N ticket from NA-110 – Faisalabad.

Speaking on The return of PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif, Riaz was of in view that former prime minister will return to Pakistan as soon as the doctors allow him. Raja Riaz, who is an also member of Jahangir Tarin Group, joined PTI in 2016.

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