ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday offered full support to PPP Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari for Yusuf Raza Gilani, the PDM’s joint candidate for the Senate elections from Islamabad.
According to the reports, Nawaz Sharif assured Zardari of his party’s support in a telephone call between the two leaders.
Zardari then told Yusuf Raza Gilani to talked with the PMLN supremo.
Both leaders also discussed the upcoming PDM long march to Islamabad.
Earlier, The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday accepted former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Yousuf Raza Gilani’s nomination papers for the upcoming Senate election.
The ECP’s returning officer rejected a petition filed by a PTI Senate candidate and President PTI from Islamabad Fareed Rehman, who challenged the former premier’s nomination for a Senate seat.