Shehbaz Sharif acquires nomination papers for Dera Ghazi Khan's NA seat

05:37 PM | 7 Jun, 2018
Shehbaz Sharif acquires nomination papers for Dera Ghazi Khan's NA seat
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LAHORE - Shehbaz Sharif, the former chief minister of Punjab, has received the nomination papers for NA-192, from where he is expected to foray into the next electoral tussle.

The president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz reportedly accepted the invitation of Awais Leghari to contest the forthcoming elections from Dera Ghazi Khan.

During the last general elections, Shehbaz Sharif trounced his rivals from NA-129 seat of Lahore, however, as he had to assume charge of the provincial chief minister, he relinquished the National Assembly seat.

Besides Shehbaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz has also obtained nomination papers for NA-127 and NA-125 (previously NA-120). It is for the first time Maram is taking part in the elections; however, she ran the campaign for her mother, Kulsoom Nawaz, in the same constituency following the disqualification of her father in the Panamagate case.

Hamza Shehbaz will flex his muscles in NA-124 (119) and former Speaker National Assembly will go to the elections from NA-129 (old NA-125).

Malik Riaz will contest elections from NA-123 (old NA-118), Mian Marghoob NA-126 (old NA-121), Shaikh Roahil Asghar NA- 128 (old NA-124), Khawaja Ahmad Hassan NA-130 (old NA-126), Khawaja Saad Rafique NA-131 (new constituency), Zaeem Qadri NA-133 (old NA-127), Saiful Malook Khokhar NA-135 (NA-128) and Afzal Khokhar NA-136 (old NA128) on the tickets of PML-N.

Bilawal Bhutto files nomination papers for NA-246 05:21 PM | 7 Jun, 2018

KARACHI- Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari submitted his nomination papers to contest the ...

Moreover, Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has submitted his nomination papers to contest the elections from Lyari’s National Assembly seat, NA-246.

Candidates have begun filing their nomination papers and the process would continue till June 8. The list of candidates will be displayed on the same day.

The general elections have been scheduled across Pakistan for July 25.