LAHORE: Banners were hoisted in Multan on Monday in support of Zain Qureshi, the son of PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi, as a candidate for the office of Punjab chief minister.
Zain won a seat of the Punjab Assembly from Multan in the Sunday’s by-polls.
Election to the slot of chief minister is scheduled for July 22 on a court order in which Hamza Shehbaz is the candidate of the PML-N, PPP and Rah-e-Qaq party coalition enjoying support of four independents, while Parvez Elahi is the nominee of the PTI-PML-Q alliance.
As per court order only the two could contest the July 22 poll and no side could change its nominee.
Published in Dawn, July 19th, 2022