PML-N MNA Makhdoom Syed Ali Hassan Gillani and MPA Qazi Adnan Farid have settled their differences and finalised the names of candidates for the local bodies elections in PP-268 Ahmedpur East.

A joint meeting of the local lawmakers was held at the residence of Adnan Farid. It was also attended by Hassan Askari Sheikh, Syed Zafar Hassan, Syed Aamar Ali Shah, Qazi Burhan Farid and Tariq Rashid Malik.

PML-N spokesperson Tariq Rashid Malik told newsmen that both Ali Hassan Gillani and Adnan Farid have agreed to field Malik Usman Rashid Malik as their joint candidate for the slot of the chairmanship of Municipal Committee Ahmedpur East.

They also made consensus over the candidatures of PML-N in all union councils of PP-268. Earlier both Makhdoom Syed Ali Hassan Gillani and ex-PML-N ticket holder Hassan Askari Sheikh had finalised the names of their respective candidates in PP-267 Chanigoth, Uch Sharif.

Malik Usman Rashid, candidate for chairmanship of Municipal Committee Ahmedpur East, was also summoned in the meeting where both PML-N lawmakers announced to back his candidature.

Separately, the MNA and the MPA called on chairman of Bahawalpur National Awami Party (BNAP) Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi at his residence Sadiqgarh Palace Dera Nawab Sahib separately. They discussed prevailing political situation and matters of mutual interest. Farid presented his Walima invitation card to Nawab of Bahawalpur Salahuddin Abbasi scheduled for 11th of October.