NA-120 by-polls: PML-N submits Kulsoom Nawaz’s nomination papers at ECP

  • PTI candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid also filed her nomination papers on Friday
  • The NA seat fell vacant after Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification by Supreme Court
Pakistan

LAHORE – The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has fielded Kulsoom Nawaz as its candidates for the NA-120 seat which fell vacant after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case on July 28.

Kirmani and Captain Safdar filed the nomination papers of the ousted PM’s wife for the upcoming by-poll at the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) Lahore office on Friday.

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid also submitted her nomination papers in the morning. Andleeb Abbas is being fielded as the PTI’s covering candidate.

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The former prime minister had earlier announced his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif’s name as the party candidate. His name was later withdrawn as party members deemed his presence in Punjab too important.