ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has sad that the election of new president in the country would promote national harmony in the country, adding that the election of new president would also help improving relations between the federating units. The Prime Minister said that the party’s presidential candidate was chosen from the province of Sindh with the intention of giving smaller federating units their due share and representation at the federal level.
This he said during meetings with presidential candidate Syed Mamnoon Hussain, Balochistan’s Senior Minister Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri and Federal Minister for SAFRON Lt Gen (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch here on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister informed both the leaders that Pakistan Muslim League (N) has nominated Mr. Mamnoon Hussein as its candidate for the up-coming presidential election.
The Prime Minister said that the party’s presidential candidate was chosen from the province of Sindh with the intention of giving smaller federating units their due share and representation at the federal level.
Congratulating the Prime Minister on the selection and nomination of Mr. Hussein, both the leaders expressed the hope that his election as President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan would be helpful in strengthening the federation by fostering harmonious relationship among its various institutions.
The Prime Minister expressed the hope that Mr. Hussein’s election as president would serve as a good omen for the people of smaller provinces.
Meanwhile Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N)’s central leaders in a meeting with the Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in the chair finally approved the candidature of Mamnoon Hussain for presidential election on Wednesday.
Sources said that the meeting deliberating over the party candidate for the upcoming presidential election finally ratified Mamnoon Hussain’s candidature for president as proposed by the prime minister himself. Federal Ministers Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Chaudhry Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Parvez Parvez Rashid, Anoosha Rehman, Senator Mushahidullah khan, Opposition Leader in KPK Assembly Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Abbassi and Rana Sanaullah Khan.