Presidential Election: PPP will meet today to consider Fazl’s request

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Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari summoned party meeting today to consider or not co-operation asked by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman for Pakistan Presidential Election.

PPP will finally decide to support or not Fazlur Rahman as the joint opposition candidade for Presidential Election. However, PPP leaders will meet at 5pm to take the final decision on this matter.

Yesterday, the deadline to submit nomination papers for Pakistan Presidential Election ended at 12pm. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) nominated Aitzaz Ahsan while other opposition parties fielded JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman for the President of Pakistan.


Both candidates submitted the nomination papers at Islamabad High Court (IHC) today. In addition, Dr Arif Alvi from Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) also filed nomination papers for Pakistan Presidential Election.

Earlier, All opposition parties except Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) agreed to nominate Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman for Pakistan Presidential Election. The development came after opposition parties divided over Aitzaz Ahsan’s nomination for the next president of Pakistan.

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