ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced on Monday that he will be contesting elections for the National Assembly from NA-59 and for the provincial assembly from PP-10 and PP-14, Rawalpindi.

The estranged PML-N leader made the announcement after meeting with a delegation of 27 chairmen and vice-chairmen from his constituency of NA-59, a press release issued by his spokesperson said.

The statement says that the delegation assured Chaudhry Nisar of their support and that of the people in the constituency regardless of the platform on which he decides to contest the elections.

Chaudhry Nisar said he is also considering contesting from NA-63 but will decide after consultation with party leaders in Wah and Taxila.

Published in Dawn, May 1st, 2018



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