In a first, 3 Fathers & sons take oath in NA Pakistan.
The session of the 15th National Assembly witnessed unique distinction in which 3 fathers and their sons took oath as the MNA.
MALIK JAMSHAID KHOKHAR (LAHORE): Father and sons who have been elected MNAs included Asif Ali Zardari & his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (both belongs from PPPP), Pervaiz Malik & his son Ali Pervaiz Malik (both belongs from PMLN) and Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi & his son Zain Qureshi (both belongs from PTI).
Pervaiz Malik of PMLN won the election from NA-133 (Lahore-11) with 89,678 votes against Ejaz Chaudhary of PTI who secured 77,231 votes. While Mr. Malik’s son Ali Pervaiz Malik of PMLN won NA-127 (Lahore-5) with a huge 113,265 votes against Jamshed Iqbal Cheema of PTI who secured 66,818 votes.
Left to Right: Zain Qureshi, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari & Ali Pervaiz Malik
Similarly, Shah Mehmood Qureshi of PTI won NA-156 (Multan-3) with 116,272 votes against PML-N’s Amir Saeed Ansari who was the runner-up with 84,940 votes. Qureshi’s son Zain Qureshi of PTI emerged victorious from NA-157 (Multan-4) with 77,371 votes, while Ali Musa Gillani, son of former PM Yousuf Raza Gillani, runner-up with 70,830 votes.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi is the Vice Chairman of PTI,
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the Chairman of PPP and his father Asif Ali Zardari is Co-chairman of PPP.