Presidential election: Bilawal adamant on Aitzaz as party’s candidate
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is not ready to withdraw its candidate Senator Aitzaz Ahsan for the presidential election.
According to PPP, a party delegation met the chairman and during the meeting Bilawal told them that he had three names for the presidential candidate. “Aitzaz, Aitzaz, Aitzaz,”.
Earlier, PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has summoned a party meeting to discuss cooperation sought by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman for a consensus presidential candidate.
The PPP leadership will meet at 5pm today to discuss Fazl’s request and take a final decision on a presidential candidate.
Sources disclosed that the JUI-F leader requested Zardari to withdraw PPP candidate Aitzaz Ahsan from the presidential contest.