Ali Pervez Malik replaces Maryam Nawaz for NA-127 contest

LAHORE: On Saturday, the Pakistan Muslim League-(Nawaz) decided on the election candidates to replace Maryam Nawaz, who was disqualified from contesting the polls in the Avenfield reference verdict.

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The party has issued tickets to its Lahore wing president Ali Pervez Malik for NA-127, one of the constituencies Maryam was to contest the election from before she was disqualified.

For the provincial assembly seat of PP-173, Irfan Shafi Khokhar will now be contesting in Maryam’s place on the PML-N ticket.

On Friday, the Accountability court barred Maryam to contest elections for 10 years after serving due 7 years of imprisonment in Avenfield reference.

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