ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary Information, Zafar Iqbal Jhagra, has termed the current boycott of Presidential election by democratic parties as improper.

Talking to media persons here on Saturday, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz central leader said that he withdrew the nomination papers for the presidential elections because he was covering candidate for party’s nominee Mamnoon Hussain. He said that the boycott of election by democratic parties was against the spirit of democracy and they should have participated in the election for the collective good of the system.

He said that Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaaf proved its democratic maturing by deciding to participate in the presidential polls.

Replying to a question about Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s support he said that they were thankful to them for their unconditional support to Mamoon Hussain. “We want to work for the future together with MQM while keeping aside all wrongs of the past,” he added.