LAHORE: Begum Kalsoom Nawaz has signed nomination papers for NA-120 by-election, after the seat fell vacant following disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Geo News reported citing sources.
The former first lady?s nomination papers would be submitted today (Friday) for NA-120 by-election by her son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar, sources close to the matter said.
Reports emerged earlier this week that the ruling PML-N had finalised Nawaz Sharif?s wife, Begum Kalsoom Nawaz as the party?s candidate for the NA-120 by-election.
According to media reports, as many as 35 candidates have received nomination papers for the by-election, scheduled to be held on September 17.
Submission of the papers will take place between August 10-12.
The scrutiny of the papers will be held between August 15-17, while the final list of candidates will be issued on August 26, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan.