Don’t expect objections raised by Pervez Rashid, says Aitzaz
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party’s (PPP) nominee for president Aitzaz Ahsan said that he was not expecting the objections raised by PML (N) senior leader Pervez Rashid against him.
Talking to the journalists after submitting his nomination papers, the PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan said his nomination for the slot is the party’s decision. He also said other opposition parties also have no objection on his personality and only raised objections on the procedure adopted for his nomination.
Aitzaz Ahsan said that he was not expecting the objections raised by PML (N) senior leader Pervez Rashid against him. The PPP’s presidential nominee admitted that two presidential candidates from the ranks of the opposition will benefit the PTI.
Recalling his as well as his party’s struggle for democracy, Aitzaz Ahsan stated that his party has given immense sacrifices for the sake of democracy. He said he has been in politics since 1964 and during this period he always waged a struggle against dictatorship.
As per the schedule, the chief election commissioner (CEC) will conduct scrutiny of nomination papers in Islamabad on Wednesday at ten in the morning. Polling for election to the president will be held on fourth of next month in which members of Senate, National Assembly and four provincial assemblies will cast their votes.