Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafique submitted nomination forms for NA-131 By-Election.
Saad Rafique is contesting NA-131 By-Election as he submitted nomination papers today. However, he lost NA-131 Lahore seat during Pakistan Election 2018. Prime Minister Imran Khan emerged as a winner by securing 84,313 votes. However, Saad Rafique got 83,633 votes.
PML-N had issued a ticket to the previous railway minister to contest the by-election from a similar electorate after PM Imran abandoned the seat to keep the place where he grew up seat of NA-95 Mianwali.
Saad Rafique’s papers were put together by his representative Qasim, and were acknowledged by returning officer Raham Zada.
Saad’s wife, Ghazala Saad Rafique, will be the covering candidate for former railway minister.
In addition, previous executive Shahid Khaqan Abbas has presented his papers for NA-124 by-election. The seat was emptied by Hamza Shehbaz.
By-Election 2018 will be held on October 14 in Pakistan.