Maryam Nawaz to stay in Lahore and lead NA-120 campaign
LAHORE (92 News) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has on Sunday made it clear that she would be staying in Pakistan and running the election campaign for NA-120 by-polls.
She chaired a meeting in Model Town in connection with the by-elections campaign in NA-120.
The meeting discussed the strategy for the by-polls and the workers have been told that the party has to win the election at any cost.
The meeting was attended by the senior party leaders, including Pervaiz Malik, Shaista Pervaiz, Khawaja Ahmad Ahsan, Bilal Yasin, and local body representatives.
During the meeting, Maryam Nawaz said that the people the constituency had rejected the verdict of the Supreme Court.
The former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter had on Saturday officially launched the election campaign for the NA-120 by-poll seat in Lahore that is being contested by her mother Kalsoom Nawaz.
She conducted a meeting with the PML-N local leadership to devise a strategy for the by-poll.
Kulsoom got her nomination papers after the Lahore seat fell vacant post Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court on July 28. The by-election is scheduled for September 18.
Sharif’s wife was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this week. She had left for London at a time when nomination papers for the Lahore seat were being scrutinized, but came back after three medical check-ups.