Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) issued ticket to Sheikh’s nephew for the NA-60 By-Election.
PTI issued ticket to Sheikh Rasheed Shafique for NA-60 By-Election. However, he is the nephew of Sheikh Rashid who is the chief of Awami Muslim League and federal Railway Minister.
Pakistan Election 2018 postponed in NA-60 Rawalpindi due to the disqualification of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi in the ephedrine case.
Be that as it may, the ECP began the procedure for holding the by-race by issuing selection papers to the hopefuls on Monday. Polling will be on October 14 while the procedure of nomination forms accommodation will be concluded by Sept 16.
In General Election 2018, the AML president was a contender for NA-60 and NA-62. He won the NA-62 seat and needed to handle his nephew Sheik Rasheed Shafique in the NA-60 By-Election.
Mr Shafique is a previous nazim of Rawal Town. He additionally challenged the 2002 election yet lost to Hanif Abbasi who was then a competitor of the Muttahida Majlis-I-Amal (MMA).
Hanif Abbasi was contesting election against Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid from NA-60, Rawalpindi and the PML-N did not have any covering candidate.