*DERA ISMAIL KHAN: PPP leader Faisal Karim Kundi withdrew his nomination papers in favour of a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate on NA-37 Dera Ismail Khan. *
Mr. Kundi, a PPP ticket holder, had submitted his papers to contest on a National Assembly seat (NA-37) in DI Khan, but later decided to step aside from the electoral contest, withdrawing his candidature.
JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl Ur Rehman’s son Maulana Asad Mehmood is contesting election from NA-37.
A day earlier, the JUI-F announced its candidates for 20 National Assembly seats and 60 provincial assembly seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.