ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has accepted the nomination papers filed by Pakisan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, Express News reported on Thursday.
Elahi had filed nomination papers for NA 105 in Gujrat.
The commission – after the scrutiny – asked the PML-Q leader to pay his dues for the Parliament Lodges by April 7.
On February, Elahi was elected unopposed as the president of the PML-Q
In 1993, Elahi was elected Deputy Opposition Leader in Punjab assembly and also acted as Leader of the Opposition. He was elected unopposed Speaker of Punjab Assembly in 1997.
Elahi was also the chief minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007.