MULTAN, Dec 8 (APP): After LB polls conclusion PML (N) legislators
and like minded politicians are busy networking with aspiring mayor,deputy mayors of Municipal Corporation Multan,
though central leadership of the party will announce final names after conducting interviews of the intending candidates.
Out of total 68 seats of Municipal Corporation Multan,
PML (N) achieved 36 seats, PTI 13, Independents 17 and Pakistan
People’s Party got one seat of chairman and vice chairman,
according to unofficial results.
MPA Rana Mehmoodul Hassan, MPA Ehsanuddin Qureshi, ex-
provincial minister Ch. Abdul Waheed Aaraen, ex MNA Shiekh
Tariq Rasheed, ex MPA Aamir Saeed Ansari and some others are
making efforts in favour of different candidates.
According to local PML N sources,Punjab Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana’s nephew Ejaz Rasool is also in the run for the slot of Mayor,Multan.
However,for the mayorship, Saeed Ansari, Naveed ul Haq, Shiekh Rafique, Ejaz Rasool Rajwana and Munawar Ehsan Qureshi are being considered
strong candidates.From PTI,Adnan Dogar is also a strong contestor for mayorship,sources said.
When contacted,PML-N district president Bilal Butt informed that
PML-N central leadership would finalize names of mayor and deputy mayors. He informed that intending candidates would submit applications
at PML N central office Lahore. So far,none of the candidates has
submitted application.
To a query about expected names of mayors,Bilal Butt informed that currently Saeed Ansari’s name was circulating in the party ranks.However,things would be clear after applications from
intending candidates are turned in.