Bilawal Bhutto to contest 2018 general elections from Larkana

PPP chairman says 2018 elections pose a stern test for the party's supporters; urges them to gear up for the polls

News Desk May 31, 2018
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. PHOTO: FILE

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced to contest forthcoming general elections from NA-200, Larkana constituency.

Announcing his decision following a meeting of the party's parliamentary board at Bilawal House on Thursday, Bilawal said Larkana had elected Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto with overwhelming majority in every election they contested.

He said that election 2018 was a huge test for, what he called, jiyalas and democratic workers. He urged the supporters to gear up their preparation to ensure victory of the candidates across the country.

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Earlier on Thursday, the board conducted last round of interviews from candidacy aspirants for eight seats of the national and 17 of the provincial assembly from the division.

Interviews from candidates from five divisions of the province were completed on Wednesday.

Other members of the board present during the interviews included President PPP Women Wing Faryal Talpur, Senator Sherry Rehman, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Syed Khursheed Shah, Murad Ali Shah, Naveed Qamar, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Waqar Mehdi and Shagufta Jumani.


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