Lahore (June 06, 2018): The process of filing nomination papers by candidates for general elections continues on the third day today, political personalities across the country are receiving and submitting their nomination papers.
Daughter of Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday received nomination papers to contest General Polls from NA 125, her nomination papers were received by Azeem Tariq.
Click Play Button To Watch This Video
On the other hand, Former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique will contest election against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan from National Assembly constituency NA-131.
Earlier, PML-N finalized the list of candidates for National Assembly (NA) constituencies in Lahore.
Sources said that Maryam Nawaz has decided to contest election from NA-125. Dr Yasmin Rashid of PTI will be Maryam Nawaz’s opponent from this seat in the general elections 2018.
Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif will contest election from NA-134. PTI’s Zaheer Abbad Khokar will be his opponent. Hamza Shahbaz will face PTI’s candidate Waleed Iqbal in NA-124 constituency.PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq will contest election against Aleem Khan of PTI from NA 129 while PML-N’s Khawaja Ahmed Hassan will face Shafqat Mahmood of PTI in NA-130.
Zaeem Qadri of PML-N will contest against Ijaz Chaudhry of PTI from NA-133 while Saif-ul-Maluk Khokar of PML-N will face PTI’s Karamat Khokar in National Assembly constituency NA-135 and PML-N’s Afzal Khokar will contest election against PTI’s Khalid Gujjar from NA-136 constituency.Sources further informed that PML-N’s Malik Riaz will contest election from NA 123, Mian Marghub from NA-126, Malik Parvaiz from NA 127 and Sheikh Rohail Asghar will be PML-N candidate from National Assembly constituency 128.
The last day for filing nomination papers with the returning officers is Friday.
The Election Commission will publish preliminary list of candidates the same day.