PESHAWAR - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday constituted a high-level committee to choose three suitable candidates for each constituency of all National Assembly (NA) and Provincial Assembly (PA) seats for contesting the upcoming general elections.

In this connection, a decision was taken at a meeting of PPP provincial cabinet held with PPP KPK President Anwar Saifullah Khan in the chair. The committee would, mainly comprising PPP divisional level office bearers, was tasked to chose suitable contenders for contesting forthcoming polls.

The committee would forward three each names for each NA and PA seats of those who desired to fight in polls. After completing this process, names of the chosen candidates would be submitted to provincial leadership within two weeks. The committee was also authorized to select appropriate nominees from the constituencies wherein the PPP does not have any aspirants.

Moreover, it was also tasked to the PPP KPK general secretary to plan a comprehensive programme of holding meetings and adding party workers at divisional and district level in the province. The provincial general secretary of the party was nominated as provincial coordinator of People’s Students Federation (PSF). The party Senior Vice President was directed to reorganize People’s Teachers Wing and minority wing.

In addition, it was also decided that meeting of the provincial cabinet of the party should take place after each two weeks. During the meeting, participants of the meeting posed full confidence in PPP Co-Chairman and President Asif Ali Zardari, offered Khatm-i-Quran and Dua for the slain premier Benazir Bhutto, and those killed in Darra Adam Khel car explosions some days back.

Speaking on the occasion, Anwar Saifullah Khan said that PPP was a main political party in the country and would win the upcoming polls. He said that PPP government was trying its level best to get people problems resolved at their door steps. Seeing the situation and party interest, PPP would make a decision whether to enter electoral alliance with other parties or to have seat to seat adjustment prior to the forthcoming elections.