'Pervaiz Elahi still my candidate for Punjab chief ministership'.

LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has reiterated that Pervaiz Elahi was still his candidate for Punjab chief ministership, ARY News reported on Saturday.

Talking to journalists, Chaudhry Shujaat denied supporting those who criticised the country's institutions, saying that PML-Q has had ties with the institutions for 30 to 40 years.

The PML-Q chief further said that institutions consider the integrity of the country as their responsibility, adding that they play a key role in the country's stability.

CM Punjab election

It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz was re-elected as the chief minister (CM) of Punjab after votes of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) were rejected by the Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker.

According to details, Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Mohammad Mazari - who chaired the session - ruled that the votes of PML-Q lawmakers will not be counted in the election of Punjab chief minister in the light of party head Chaudhry...

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