Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has nominated Shafqat Mehmood as their candidate for the speaker of National Assembly, Waqt News reported. “We are not like other political parties who are not participating because they are with the government, “ Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the press.

The PTI leader further said that the first phase of Local Body Elections has strengthened the party's apprehensions regarding the system. “People saw the violation of code of conduct during LB elections where children cast votes. PTI leader was arrested from his house. 13 got killed in Khairpur and 3 workers of PTI were killed during these elections,” he exclaimed.