Balochistans coalition supports Asifs nomination for the post of Prez

August 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Quetta , Aug 23 (ANI): Almost all the coalition partners in the Balochistan provincial assembly have assured the provincial Chief Minister Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani of their support to PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as the coalition candidate for the post of president.

The chief minister had in recent meetings with parliamentary leaders of different parties in the provincial assembly in Islamabad had informed them about the PPPs decision to nominate Zardari.

Raisani had also won the support of 10 like-minded members of the PML-Q in the provincial assembly. However, they added, the PML-Q group headed by Sheikh Jaffar Mandokhail had not taken any decision on the issue, reported the Dawn.

Raisani has also met members of the National Assembly and Senate from Balochistan to seek support for Zardari.

The sources claimed that some PML-Q senators had assured the chief minister of their support for Zardari. (ANI)

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in National |