JUI-F, PPP to jointly contest for tehsil council slots.

MANSEHRA -- Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl on Wednesday announced its electoral alliance with Pakistan Peoples Party for the office of the presiding officers in all the five tehsil councils of Mansehra district.

'We wanted to go into an electoral alliance with the PML-N, but the latter's leadership didn't come oblige,' Hadaytullah Shah, JUI-F Khyber Pakhtunkhwa deputy emir, told reporters here.

He said that PML-N leader Captain retired Mohammad Safdar had issued irresponsible statements against JUI-F's alliance with PPP. He claimed that Mr Safdar and former federal religious affairs minister Sardar Mohammad Yusuf didn't want to sit with the JUI-F's local Shura for the seat adjustment despite their leadership's wish.

'The PML-N wants our party's support for its aspirants...

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