Speaker, Dy Speaker Election: Deadline To Submit Papers Ends

The deadline to submit nomination papers for slots of speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly ended Tuesday.
According to details, former speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Asad Qaiser, submitted his nomination papers for the slot of National Assembly speaker from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, while Pakistan Peoples Party’s Khursheed Shah submitted his details from the joint opposition.
On the other hand, nomination papers for the slot of deputy speaker were submitted by Qasim Suri from PTI and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl’s Asad Mehmood from the joint opposition.
The speaker and deputy speaker for National Assembly will be elected on August 15.
Earlier today, Pakistan Peoples Party Leader, Syed Khurshid Shah submitted his nomination papers for the election of Speaker at the National Assembly Secretariat.
Talking to the media, he said that he is confident of his victory in the election. He pointed out that he is member of the parliament for over three decades and he has good relations with the elected representatives.