MULTAN: Javed Hashmi on Sunday announced that he will not be contesting the 2018 general elections, reasoning that he has no interest in running for the position of lawmaker.
Talking to media, Hashmi said, “I have not submitted the nomination papers. Upon joining [PML-N], I had told them that I will not be contesting the elections.”
While referring to his role in the PML-N, he said that he will accept whatever designation he is given by the party.
He added, “In all surveys that have taken place till this date, the PML-N has been predicted as the winner.”
Hashmi hoped that the process of democracy which will continue after the polls.
It is pertinent to mention that the former PTI leader had returned to the PML-N and announced his inclusion at the party’s rally in Multan.