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PPP’s Hamid Saeed decides to contest election as independent candidate

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former federal minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi has announced to contest upcoming elections from National Assembly constituency NA-175 as an independent candidate.
Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari reached Multan on Friday to meet Hamid Saeed Kazmi in a bid to convince him to contest election from NA-176 on the party ticket. The meeting at Hamid Saeed Kazmi residence lasted for an hour during which the former federal minister excused himself from contesting election from NA-176.
Later, Hamid Saeed Kazmi announced to contest upcoming elections from National Assembly constituency NA-175 as an independent candidate. It is pertinent to mention here that Makhdum Ahmed Mahmood’s son is also contesting election from NA-175.