Shehbaz to start election campaign from Karachi today
KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif will arrive here on Monday (today) on a two-day visit to launch his party’s campaign for coming general elections from the metropolis.
As per details, the PML-N chief will land in the city today on a two-day visit during which he will meet party leaders and address public meetings. He will also hold meetings with businessmen.
Shehbaz will visit NA-249 constituency from where he is contesting the July 25 polls to woo constituents to vote for him.
He will also visit NA-244 constituency where the PML-N has fielded former finance minister Miftah Ismail, to address party workers.
Out of sixty one NA seats in Sindh, the PML-N has fielded candidates on thirty one constituencies of the National Assembly.
Shehbaz has filed nomination papers for NA-249 Karachi. Earlier, the PML-N chief did an about-turn when he backtracked from a decision to contest the polls from Karachi’s three constituencies, including NA-248, NA-249 and NA-250.
No candidate has been fielded against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in NA-200 Larkana. PML-N Senator Saleem Zia, however, will face off Bilawal in Karachi’s NA-246 (Lyari), according to a list of the candidates.
PML-N’s GM Shah will contest the polls against PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in NA-213 Nawabshah and Sheikh Muhammad Shah against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan in Karachi’s NA-243.