MULTAN: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former federal minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi has announced to contest upcoming elections from Narional Assembly constituency NA-175 as an independent candidate.
Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari reached Multan on Friday to meet Hamid Saeed Kazmi in a bid to convince him to contest election from NA-176 on the party ticket. The meeting at Hamid Saeed Kazmi residence lasted for an hour during which the former federal minister excused himself from contesting election from NA-176.
Later, Hamid Saeed Kazmi announced to contest upcoming elections from Narional Assembly constituency NA-175 as an independent candidate. It is pertinent to mention here that Makhdum Ahmed Mahmood’s son is also contesting election from NA-175.