SIALKOT - Pasrur Returning Officer Wajahat Hassan on Friday rejected the nomination papers of PML-Q candidate former Tehsil Nazim Ch Maqsood Ahmed Sulehriya from constituency NA-114 Pasrur, Sialkot-V and PPP candidate former provincial minister Dr Tanvirul Islam from PP-126 Chawinda, Sialkot-VI due to the non-payment of their outstanding arrears of Social Security funds. The RO conducted hearing and rejected their nomination papers by declaring them as defaulters of the Social Security Department.

In Sialkot, Returning Officer Asmat Ullah Niazi accepted the nomination papers of PPP candidate Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan from NA-111 Bajwat, Sialkot-II. She has submitted nomination papers from two neighbouring constituencies - NA-110 Sialkot City-I and NA-111 Bajwat Sialkot-II. Scrutiny of her papers from constituency NA-110 Sialkot City-I will be held on Saturday (today).