Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. – A file photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday named former speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Asad Qaiser as speaker of the National Assembly.

It also anmed Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar as governor of Punjab.

PTI vice president Shah Mahmood Qureshi while talking to media shared party’s nominations for the posts of NA speaker and Punjab governor.

Qaiser won PK-44 Swabi 2 constituency on the PTI’s ticket with 31,658 votes, defeating ANP’s Gul Zamin Shah during the July 25 general election.

Qaiser belongs to the Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and graduated from the University of Peshawar before moving on to a career in education.

He joined the PTI in 1996, prior to which he was a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami’s student wing. In the PTI he was served as the district president of Swabi and provincial president of the party.