Siraj Ul Haq

JI backs PTI in NA-154 by-polls

LODHRAJaat-e-Islami has decided to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in by-elections in NA-154 constituency of Punjab’s Lodhran city where polling is scheduled to be held on December 23.The decision was announced by Jamaat’s leader Liaqat Baloch and the PTI’s Chaudhry Sarwar following a meeting between senior leadership of the two parties. Baloch told reporters that the PTI’s Pervez Khattak and Jahangir Tareen had contacted his party leadership for support in the by-polls.Former Punjab governor Chaudhry Sarwar said that both the sides had also agreed upon joint efforts for reforms in electoral process and an end to corruption. The Election Commission of Pakistan had decided to depute Pakistan Army inside and outside polling stations for conducting free, fair and transparent by-elections in NA-154. The election campaign in the constituency would be ended on Monday, December 21.


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