‘#HassanAskari’ becomes Twitter favourite!


LAHORE: Dr Hassan Askari Rizvi was appointed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after much controversy around the Punjab interim chief minister (CM) slot and Twitter blew up with responses.

Here is what people are saying:

Sidra Riaz said, “I have a feeling that Hassan Askari as Punjab CM will turn out to be well for everyone. He was the sanest choice after all.”

Uzma Nauman said, “What a good choice as a caretaker CM of Punjab by ECP.”

Farhan said, “Askari is the most competent and non-controversial person among all interim government candidates that have been appointed so far.”

Umar Ali said, “People like Askari shouldn’t be just caretaker cm, in fact, they should be given full term.”

Hasnat Khan said, “Congratulations to Dr Hassan Askari on his well-deserved appointment as caretaker CM of Punjab.”

Atiqur Rehman said, “Congratulations to Hassan Askari for becoming the Caretaker Cm Of Punjab. Hopefully, he will try to conduct free and fair elections in Punjab. Although there are many other factors which affect the credibility of elections such as election commission, bureaucracy, police and patwaris.”