Lahore, Feb 23: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday said that her party leader Pervaiz Rashid is not an individual but an ideologue.
Reacting to the decision of the Election Tribunal, the PML-N vice president went on social networking site Twitter and said that Pervaiz Rashid is a bright symbol of democracy.
Such leaders are always alive. she added that he would remain a trusted ally of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The reaction came after the Lahore High Court (LHC) Election Tribunal upheld the Returning Officer’s decision and disqualified PML-N candidate Pervaiz Rashid from contesting the Senate elections.
Announcing the verdict, Justice Shahid Waheed of the Lahore High Court had rejected the PML-N leader’s appeal.
During the proceedings, Pervaiz Rashid said that he was ready to pay the dues for resolving the objections raised by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).