PML-N needs time for LG tickets submission


A four-member delegation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday met the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob and demanded extension in date for submitting party tickets for the local government elections in Punjab.

The delegation comprised Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Law Ashtar Ausaf Ali, Member National Assembly (MNA) Pervaiz Malik and provincial minister Ashfaq Sarwar.

Talking to journalists, Sanaullah said that they have reservations regarding submission of party tickets date and wanted extension. He said that they have informed the ECP about their reservations.

The minister said that they have assured best possible security measures during the elections, assuring that KP-like incidents of mismanagement will not occur in Punjab.

Moreover, he said that the investigation regarding martyrdom of Punjab Home Minister Col (r) Shuja Khanzada is in process and the attacker’s group has been identified, but they could not tell the media anything in this regard.