PML N wins Islamabad Mayor election

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Muslim League (N) has retained its Mayor Islamabad seat by winning the election. Pir Adil Shah of PML N won the Mayor seat be getting 43 votes. The seat fell vacant after the resignation of Shiekh Anser Aziz.

Polling for the election on the vacant seat of Islamabad’s mayor began on Monday with both the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vying for the slot.

PTI’s candidate for the mayor, Malik Sajid Mahmood could not defeat PML N candidate.

Meanwhile, independent candidate Azhar Mahmood is also contesting the election. The Election Commission of Pakistan had  issued a list of 73 voters. The commission has ruled that deputy mayors could not contest the mayor’s election. The upcoming mayor will stay in office the next two months.