Islamabad Politics Report/ Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari after consultation with party leaders has given approval of the name of Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah to contest as Speaker National Assembly.
PPPP leader believes that Syed Khursheed Shah is popular in political parties, and may have the chance to win. Even anti-PPP analysts are forced to say that Khursheed Shah’s nomination is best.
Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, spokesman to the Chairman PPP in a statement said that PPP, PML-N, MMA, ANP and other parties had decided to field candidates jointly for Prime Minister, Speaker and Deputy Speaker National Assembly. According to the decision candidate for PM would be from PML-N, Speaker from PPP and Deputy Speaker from MMA.
Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar said that PPP despite all reservations about rigging in the elections has decided to go to the parliament and fight the cause of democracy. PPP leadership united all democratic forces and is committed to strengthen parliament. He said that opposition will compete with every PTI candidate for every post.