LAHORE (Staff Report) – Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Monday officially announced its support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidates in NA-122 and PP-147 by-polls elections.

The announcement was made by JI Lahore chief Mian Maqsood, while addressing a press conference in Mansoora on Monday. He was flanked by PTI leader Chaudhry Sarwar.

The by-elections in NA-122 and PP-147 are scheduled to be held on October 11.

Chaudhry Sarwar was optimistic for PTI triumph in NA-122, saying that October 11 will be the day of ‘victory’ of his party. He called NA-122 by-polls as elections for entire country.

Earlier, JI central leadership had refused to support PTI in by-polls.