General elections: PPP names candidates from Sindh, Balochistan

Karachi: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday unveiled the names of its candidates for the upcoming February 8 general elections in both national and provincial assembly seats in Sindh and Balochistan.

According to the list issued by PPP Political Secretary Jameel Soomro, the party fielded 65 candidates for the National Assembly and 162 for the provincial assembly seats in Sindh and Balochistan.

Among the notable candidates, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari are set to spearhead the party’s representation in the national assembly seats within Sindh.

Meanwhile, prominent politicians – including Khursheed Shah, Ejaz Jakhrani, Nafeesa Shah, Shazia Marri, Naveed Qamar, Rasul Bakhsh Chandio, Nabil Gabol, and Abdul Qadir Patel – will contest elections for national assembly seats from Sindh.

Furthermore, the PPP is prepared to contest all 119 seats of the Sindh Assembly, with prominent leaders – including Murad Ali Shah, Nasir Hussain Shah and Saeed Ghani – set to participate in the election fray.

On the other hand, the PPP fielded 12 candidates for national assembly seats and 43 for provincial assembly seats from Balochistan.