Rawalpindi - The leadership of Awami Muslim League (AML) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) will hold a press conference at Lal Haveli on November 5 at 1:00pm to announce the final list of candidates for the local government (LG) polls in NA-55.

AML President and MNA Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, PTI Central Secretary Information Naheem-ul-Haq and MPAs Raja Rashid Hafeez and Ijaz Khan Jazzi will address the press conference, Lal Haveli spokesman Raja Rashid Shafique said.

Meanwhile, inside sources disclosed that AML will support the candidates of PTI in NA-56 in the upcoming LG elections. A joint panel of AML, PTI and Jamaat-e-Islami has also been constituted to contest LG polls in UC-44, sources added.

The panel includes AML’s Abid Mughal (chairman), Ghazi Khan of JI for slot of vice chairman and PTI’s Abzar Khan, Habib Ur Rehman, Raja Abdul Qayyum, Chaudhry Yasir and Khalid Bhatti (councillors), and Sheikh Abdur Rab for labour councillor.