Will PSP?s Fauzia Kasuri contest NA-247 against PTI?s Arif Alvi?
KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Birthday celebration chief Fauzia Kasuri has filed her nomination papers for Nationwide Meeting Constituency NA-247 Karachi (in the past NA-250). If selected as her celebration’s candidate, Kasuri is anticipated to contest in opposition to Dr Arif Alvi from her former celebration Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Chatting with Geo.television, Kasuri showed submitting her nomination papers only at the aforementioned constituency however maintained that the general determination on her nomination rests with the celebration’s top command.
“I’ve no longer been advised to record nomination papers from every other constituency. I asked the management to appoint any individual else for the seat however they advised me that my candidacy is in the most productive passion of the celebration,” she mentioned.
PSP assets have knowledgeable Geo.television that the celebration has made up our minds to box Fauzia Kasuri in opposition to Arif Alvi on NA-247. The verdict which has no longer but been disclosed to the general public was once made via the celebration’s election committee at its headquarters Pakistan Space.
Different notable applicants contesting in this constituency are MQM-P’s Farooq Sattar, JI’s Hafiz Naeemur Rehman, PPP’s Abdul Aziz Memon and impartial candidate Jibran Nasir.
Previous studies prompt that PSP leader Mustafa Kamal can be contesting from NA-247.
Kasuri parted techniques with Imran Khan-led PTI after her 22 years of affiliation on Might, 2018.
In her resignation letter, she said that since 2013, she had transform increasingly more disappointed via the route the celebration had taken and now not noticed it as consultant of aspiration of tens of millions of undersized voters in quest of transformative exchange in Pakistan.
“Moreover, you opted at hand the reins of the celebration to these electable we fought in opposition to since our inception, at the price of staff who in some circumstances laid down their lives for the reason,” she had said in her resignation letter to Imran Khan. “Unfortunately, this was once the general nail within the coffin.”
The now-PSP chief mentioned that she gained’t be hesitant or reluctant to contest election in opposition to her former celebration because it has now left its founding idea of advantage, transparency and responsibility.
“It’s the PTI which has modified, no longer me. I’m status on my ideas. And I’m having a look ahead to contesting in opposition to Imran’s celebration,” Kasuri mentioned.
“I will be able to give it my best possible,” she added.
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