PML N fields candidates against Chaudhry Nisar

PML N fields candidates against Chaudhry Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has finalised majority of its candidates for the forthcoming General Election 2018.

The names of party candidates will formally be announced in the next 48 hours, the sources said.

They said that Engineer Qamarul Islam and Sardar Mumtaz are likely to get the party tickets in place of Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, a longtime affiliate of Nawaz Sharif who recently announced to contest the polls as an independent candidate.

The party has decided to award ticket to Tariq Fazal Chaudhry from Islamabad, according to sources, while two other PML-N candidates from the federal capital are likely to be finalised by Thursday evening.

Veteran politician Javed Hashmi will contest the election from Multan, while PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif will contest the polls from Karachi, Lahore and Swat, the sources informed.