ISLAMABAD: JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has refused to withdraw his candidacy in the favour of Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Friday, reported DawnNews.
He also said it would have been better if he had been consulted before nominating Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for the prime minister.
The delegation of the ruling party met Fazlur Rehman at his residence to convince him to drop his candidacy.
The delegation included Qamar Zaman Kaira, Khursheed Shah and Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain.
Moreover, he said that he aims to keep opposition united.
Further on, Shah said that they went to seek Rehman’s assistance on the issue. He also said that Fazlur Rehman is a part of his party and will remain to be so.