JI, PTI join hands for NA-122, PP-147 by-elections


LAHORE: Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Saturday announced to back Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Abdul Aleem Khan in NA-122 by-election.


Mian Maqsood, Ameer of JI’s Lahore chapter, said his party would also support PTI in PP-147 by-polls.

“We will jointly contest elections with the PTI,” Maqsood said.

Yesterday, a PTI delegation led by Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar had met JI’s Lahore ameer and sought his party’s support in NA-122 against ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Maqsood had told PTI delegation the decision in this regard would be taken after consultations with central leadership of JI.