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Asif Ali Zardari was nominated for the presidential election of Pakistan by the coalition of "People's Party and Muslim League"

3 Mar 2024 - 11:59

Asif Ali Zardari, the leader of the People's Party and the former president of Pakistan, was officially nominated for the presidential seat of this country. He is going to compete with Mahmoud Khan Achakzai from the people supported by Imran Khan for the presidential seat.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - International Service: "Asif Ali Zardari", the leader of the People's Party and one of the prominent and influential political figures of Pakistan, was officially nominated to compete in the 14th presidential election of this country, while Imran Khan's party also He introduced his candidate.
According to Pakistan National Television, the election of the new president of this country is going to be held on Sunday next week (March 9).
Asif Ali Zardari, the head of the People's Party, who was the president of Pakistan for a period of 5 years, was once again nominated as the candidate for the new president of Pakistan. Imran Khan's party also nominated Mehmood Khan Achakzai, the head of Awami Pakhtunkhwa National Party (parliamentary representative from Balochistan) as its candidate for the presidential election.
68-year-old Zardari (wife of the late Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto and father of former Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari) served as the 11th President of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013. Zardari's party was able to win 54 seats in the National Assembly in the recent elections of Pakistan, and at the same time it also won the majority of seats in the Sindh State Assembly, during which the People's Party once again formed its government in this state.
The five-year term of Arif Alvi (affiliated to the Justice Movement Party), the current president of Pakistan, ended in September this year, but due to the end of the five-year term of the previous parliament, he was obliged to continue his responsibility until the election of the new parliament. In the process of electing a new president, all parties with representatives in the National Assembly, including the ruling party and the main opposition faction, nominate their desired candidates, and the desired candidate is voted by the representatives of the national, state, and Senate of Pakistan as the new president. is selected
Asif Ali Zardari and his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of the People's Party and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, were able to enter the National Assembly from the constituency in Sindh province, which is considered the power center of the People's Party, in the general elections on the 19th of December.
The meeting of the 16th Parliament of Pakistan will be held in Islamabad tomorrow (Sunday) to elect the new Prime Minister of this country.
Shahbaz Sharif, the head of the Muslim League Nawaz party, has been nominated to the Parliament as a joint candidate of the united parties (the Muslim League Nawaz, the People's Party and the Muttahida Qaumi movement) for the post of Prime Minister, and the representatives will vote for him.
This is while the party of the deposed Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, whose representatives are present in the parliament under the umbrella of the Sunni Union Council Party, has announced the Secretary General of the Justice Movement Party (PTI) Umar Ayub Khan as its candidate for the Prime Ministership.
According to IRNA, the Parliament of Pakistan officially started working last Thursday with the presence of new representatives. Yesterday (Friday), Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from the Muslim League-Nawaz Party, was elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly for the third time.
Ayaz Sadiq as a candidate of Muslim League Nawaz got 199 votes out of 299 votes and his opponent from Imran Khan's party got 90.

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