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NA-120 by polls: Kalsoom Nawaz submits nomination papers

NA-120 by polls: Kalsoom Nawaz submits nomination papers
August 11, 2017

ISLAMABAD, August 11: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday submitted the nomination papers of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kalsoom Nawaz for NA-120.

Her nomination papers were filed by Asif Kirmani and Captain Safdar for the upcoming by-polls at Election Commission of Pakistan Lahore office.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid also submitted her nomination papers at the office.

Talking to reporters outside the office, Karmani said that PML-N voters have defeated you in local government elections, in Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections. “NA-120 will prove to be a waterloo for Imran Khan and opponents of Nawaz Sharif,” Karmani said.

NA-120 has fallen vacant after the Supreme Court of Pakistan has disqualified Nawaz Sharif for not being honest and sagacious.

There were rumors in the air that Nawaz Sharif younger brother Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was named as candidate but later his name was dropped after opposition from party leaders.


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