Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif decides to contest General Election 2018 from Karachi.

Earlier, former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz had announced to contest election from NA-249, NA-248, and NA-250, on the other hand after holding consultative meetings with the PML-N leadership the decision was taken back.

PML-N senior leader Saleem Zia said, “Shehbaz will not contest in the election from Karachi.”

On Sunday, meeting of PML-N parliamentary board held a meeting and conducted interviews of upcoming general election candidates.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz, and other party leaders including Maryam Nawaz, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Asif Ashraf, and Rana Mashood was attended the parliamentary session.

Ex cm Shehbaz had also said before the parliamentary board session, "Mian Sahib, you are the party quaid and it is your decision whether to give me a ticket or not."

Shehbaz also asked question about his performance and further plans during the interview.