Islamabad: Senior Leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Raja Pervez Ashraf has been nominated as the candidate of ruling alliance for Prime Minister ship, Syed Khursheed Shah announced Friday during a news conference.
The announcement was made in presence of Haider Abbas Rizvi of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), and Afrasiab Khattak of Awami National Party (ANP).
Earlier, Makhdoom Shahabuddin was the prominent name for the Prime Minister ship whose name was disqualified by PPP owing severe alliance parties concerns and the scandals covering him.
It is to mention here that the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party acquires 170 votes to make their man win. National Assembly session to nominate the new PM of Pakistan will be held today at 5:30pm.