PTI Khyber Pakhtunkhwa announces names of candidates for NA, PA seats
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced the names of party candidates for the national and provincial assemblies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to contest the forthcoming general elections. The PTI Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter in a press release said that the list of the names of party candidates in the 35 national assembly and 99 provincial assembly seats would soon be released.
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According to a list finalised in a meeting of the party central and provincial Parliamentary Boards, the party central Chairman Imran Khan himself would contest the election from the national assembly (NA-1), Khalid Masood NA-2, party central general secretary NA-5, and party provincial chief Asad Qaiser will contest both at the national and provincial assembly seats NA-13 and PK-35. The PTI Peshawar Region, President, Atif Khan also got party ticket for NA-9, and PK-30, Sheryar Afridi NA-14, Raja Amir NA-19, while candidates for NA-3 and NA-4 are yet to finalise.
Similarly, for the provincial assembly seats the party candidates Saleem Jan PK-1, Younas Zaheer Mohmand PK-2, Javid Nasim PK-3, Arif Yousaf PK-4, Yaseen Khalil PK-5, Haji Fazal Elahi PK-6, Mahmood Jan PK-7, Jehanzeb Khan PK-8, Tahir Raees PK-9, Shah Farman PK-10, and Ishtiaq Urmar PK-11 will contest the election from the district Peshawar. Likewise, Yousaf Ayub PK-50, Fazal Jamal PK-51, Fazal Hakeem PK-80, and Muhammad Zeb PK-83 will be party candidates in the next election. The remaining names of party candidates in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA will be finalised in a meeting soon.