2 Candidates obtained nomination papers for national and provincial assembly elections.
CHITRAL: Candidates belonging to different political parties obtained nomination papers for 1 seat of National Assembly and 2 seats of Provincial Assembly. Election process has begun in Chitral with the essential preliminary paperwork. Some 46 people obtained papers for the 2 seats of provincial assembly from Chitral, while for the only National Assembly seat, 14 aspirants have obtained forms. Prominent amongst those obtaining the forms for the national Assembly are, Wg Cdr (r) Fardad Ali Shah (PPPP), former MNAs Moulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali (MMA) and former District Nazim of Chitral and Federal minister of state for tourism Shahzada Mohyuddin (PML-Q). The offices of the returning officers also remained open today on Sunday to facilitate the intending candidates, sources said. No candidate has however so far submitted his nomination paper to any returning officer, it is learnt. Niaz A niazi will be the covering candidate for National Assembly in case of disqualifying Abdul Akbar Chitrali by the authority or any other hurdles.
PML(Q) president appointed
CHITRAL: Saeed Ahmad Khan a former MPA and hitherto the District General secretary of the party has been appointed as the president PML(Q) Chitral chapter. He would be replacing Shahzada Pervez s/o Shahzada Mohiuddin. It is worth to mention here that Shahzada Mohayuddin who is working as Senior Vice President of PML Q also remained Minister of State, District Nazim and chairman district council Chitral.
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