LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted a 32-member parliamentary board ahead of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elections, ARY News reported on Saturday.
Sources privy to the development informed ARY News that the parliamentary board will be headed by Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif will be part of the board.
PML-N Senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, Rana Sanaullah, Main Javaid Lateef, Khawaja Saad Rafique and Sardar Ayaz Sadiq will be part of the parliamentary board.
Sources said that Ameer Muqam, Murtaza Javaid Abbasi and party presidents of all four provinces have also been included in the parliamentary council from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The PML-N Parliamentary Board will award party tickets to candidates contesting elections in Punjab and KP.
“PML-N to actively participate in KP and Punjab polls”
Talking to reporters in London, Rana Sanaullah said that PML-N will actively participate in the upcoming elections with full preparation.
Regarding his visit to London, Sanaullah said the top leadership of PML-N held consultations on the initial arrangements and other affairs related to the upcoming elections. “Nawaz Sharif has almost finalized the names for PML-N’s parliamentary council”.
He said the PML-N parliamentary council will decide on the party leaders to contest the elections in the stipulated constituencies. The parliamentary board will be headed by PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif.
“The board will issue party tickets to the candidates. In the past, Nawaz Sharif always personally interviewed the candidates before issuing the party tickets for the polls.”