Independent candidate from Balochistan joins PML-N

Published: May 20, 2013
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Asim Kurd Gello was a former minister of finance for Balochistan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Asim Kurd Gello was a former minister of finance for Balochistan. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: Independent candidate Asim Kurd Gello has joined Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday, Express News reported.

Gello was earlier a member of Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-N). However, he left the party prior elections and contested as an independent candidate.

PML-N’s newest member was a former minister of finance for Balochistan. He contested 2013 general elections from PB-30 Kachhi-I and won with 9,153 votes.

PML-N emerged as a winner in May 11 elections, managing to secure around 124 seats in the centre.

Earlier, the Shirazi brothers who constitute a formidable force in the political landscape of Thatta joined PML-N.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • May 20, 2013 - 6:10PM

    Joining of Mir Asim Kurd Gello will strengthen PML-N in Balochistan. It will increase their parliamentary weight and the chances to form government with the support of representative parties from this troubled province.

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  • Humayun
    May 21, 2013 - 6:22AM

    Is he clean ?

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