- Rana Sanaullah says that PML-N will be strong in Balochistan.
- He said that the party is ready to help or take help from anyone.
- He says that the country demands broad-based consensus on policies.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah has said that three to four candidates of his party may get elected in Karachi in the upcoming general elections due to its alliance with Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P). news Information was given on Friday.
His comments come after PML-N and MQM-P announced that they will jointly contest the elections on February 8.
I am speaking Geo News’ Speaking on ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Saath’ program on Thursday, Sanaullah said that many things are yet to be decided but MQM-P will give space to PML-N where its candidates can be successful.
“We will strengthen the PML-N in Balochistan,” he said, adding that there may be adjustment of seats in some constituencies in the province and his party is ready to help or take anyone if needed.
“A hung parliament after the election will add to the country’s problems,” he warned, adding that a future government must have at least a simple majority.
He said the circumstances of the country demand broad consensus on policies and whoever forms the next government will have to take all other parties on board to bring the country out of the crisis. He said that PML-N faced the worst situation in 2018, but despite this, it won 64 seats from Punjab in 2018.
“We proved our popularity on October 21 and we will prove it again in the upcoming elections. In 2013, we won 117 seats from Punjab and this time we will get more seats in Punjab than in 2013.” Sanaullah said there were 46 seats in South Punjab, of which 35 clearly belong to the PML-N and they should win there. Will get majority.
The former minister clarified that his party does not intend to merge with Pakistan Muslim League Quad (PML-Q), but is ready for seat adjustment.
“Nawaz Sharif also intends to meet Chaudhary Shujaat. PML-Q can be accommodated in Gujarat. There is no such thing as walking away from the party but we are ready to accommodate them.
The PML-N stalwart said he has fulfilled his promise by giving tickets to those MPs who voted for his party in the by-elections. He said that no offer of seat adjustment has been made by Istehkaam-e-Pakistan Party.
“They want to field their candidates in all constituencies and they have every right to do so,” he said.
“There may be adjustment of seats with Fazlur Rehman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but not much hope. We have very good relations with Fazlur Rehman, Asif Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto. PPP (Pakistan People’s Party) and PML-N will contest elections against each other but there is no enmity between us. PML-N and PPP are not trying to destroy each other.