Pakistan: Sharif’s wife, daughter may contest for PM Seat

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Ex- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife and daughter have come out as the top contender to contest the election for the post of Pakistan Prime Minister in which Sharif was disqualified last month.

A party official told the media,”In the internal party discussions so far, names of Begum Kulsoom and Maryam have emerged as first and second priority respectively as PML-N candidates for the seat (that) fell vacant after the disqualification of the Prime Minister”.

Earlier, last month Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was removed from Prime Minister Post after he was found guilty in the Panama Papers.

Previously, the buzz was coming Nawaz Sharif brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif would stand for the election.

It was reported that the polling is scheduled for September 17.

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