KP PML-N, JI strike NA seats bargain

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - STAFF RE­PORTER

PE­SHAWAR— Pak­istan Mus­lim League-N (PML-N) and Ja­maat-e-Is­lami (JI) de­cided to share can­di­date’s pri­or­ity list to fi­nal­ize seat ad­just­ment for gen­eral elec­tions 2013 in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa. The de­ci­sion has been taken dur­ing a meet­ing of JI Pro­vin­cial Ameer Prof. Muham­mad Ibrahim Khan and PMLN Cen­tral Gen­eral Sec­re­tary Iqbal Za­far Ja­gra here on Satur­day.

The meet­ing be­sides other was at­tended by JI Pro­vin­cial Gen­eral Sec­re­tary Shabir Ah­mad Khan, Pro­vin­cial Naib Ameer Mushtaq Ah­mad Khan, PMLN Pe­shawar Pres­i­dent Ab­dus Sat­tar Khalil and Col. Rtd. Sher Af­gan Khan. The meet­ing de­cided that in­stead of re­view­ing all na­tional and pro­vin­cial seats among ne­go­ti­a­tion teams of both the par­ties, shar­ing of can­di­date’s pri­or­ity list for seat ad­just­ment in the province would get fruit­ful re­sults as there was short time left for the polls.

How­ever, ne­go­ti­a­tion teams of both the par­ties would an­nounce fi­nal seat ad­just­ment in province af­ter scru­tiny.

Meawhile, it is re­ported from Chi­noit a busi­ness­man turned politi­cian twice elected as in­de­pen­dent MNA from Chi­noit, Qaiser Ah­mad Shaikh, joined the Pak­istan Muslin League Nawaz. He made this an- nounce­ment among the busi­ness com­mu­nity hail­ing from Chi­noit at a din­ner hosted in hon­our of former chief min­is­ter Pun­jab Muham­mad Shah­baz Sharif.

Apart from Shah­baz Sharif, Chair­man Pak-Indo CCI,SM Munir, Pres­i­dent Faisal­abad Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try, Zahid As­lam, former pres­i­dents LCCI, An­jum Nisar, Ir­fan Qaisar, former Pres­i­dent KCCI An­jum Nisar, former Deputy Speaker Pun­jab As­sem­bly Rana Mas­hood, former MPAs Maulana Ilyas Chi­noiti, Maulana Rehmat Ul­lah and sev­eral busi­ness­men from Shaikh clan from Chi­noit were also present on the oc­ca­sion.

PE­SHAWAR: PPP-P leader from Bannu Saeeda Yas­meen sub­mit­ing her nom­i­na­tion pa­pers for women re­served seats to re­turn­ing of­fi­cer for forth­com­ing gen­eral elec­tions on 11th May 2013.

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