PML-N leaders to address public in Gujrat today

PML-N leaders to address public in Gujrat today

GUJRAT: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will address a public gathering later today.

The rally will be held in Football Ground Kotla Arab Ali Khan, where preparations are in the final stages.

A 10-foot-long and 120-foot-wide stage has been prepared for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders, while chairs have been placed for over 30,000 participants.

Besides Nawaz and Maryam, PML-N’s Pervaiz Rashid, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Asif Kirmani and others will also address the gathering.

The PML-N leaders will be holding the rally following their lead in Senate polls, according to unofficial results.

PML-N backed independent candidates won 15 Senate seats across the country, unofficial and unverified results showed on Saturday.

The independent candidates supported by PML-N secured 11 of 12 seats in the Punjab Assembly and also bagged another two seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In the federal capital, PML-N backed Mushahid Hussain Syed bagged the technocrat seat and Asad Junejo won the general seat. The ruling party also managed to secure two seats from KP. APP/AFP