Former caretaker minister for information, broadcasting and law Barrister Syed Ali Zafar on Thursday announced to join the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Radio Pakistan reported.

According to reports, Zafar made the formal announcement during his meeting with Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in Islamabad, following which the premier welcomed him on-board.

Punjab Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) and former senior minister Abdul Aleem Khan was also present on the occasion.


Barrister Zafar is a renowned law expert and has also served as the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). He was the information, broadcasting and law minister in Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk’s caretaker setup ahead of last year’s general election.