LAHORE: PIAF-Founders Alliance won one seat reserved for women unopposed in LCCI elections as no other candidate filed the nomination papers against the Alliance candidate.
With this unopposed victory, the strength of the Alliance will reach 17 in the 32-member House, while the elections on remaining seats will be held on September 23 and 24 as per schedule.
According to Alliance election office, the last date for filing of nomination papers was September 4 and by that time only the Alliance candidate, Tahira Munir, filed papers therefore she would be considered winner.
Meanwhile, Lahore Township Industrial Area Association Chairman Nasrullah Mughal called on Alliance Chairman Mian Anjum Nisar and gave him an invitation for reception to PIAF-Founders Alliance in the industrial area.
Earlier, a large number of representatives of various local markets and trade associations called on Alliance leaders including Mian Anjum Nisar, Mian Muhammad Ashraf, Iftikhar Ali Malik and Malik Tahir Javaid and assured them of their full support during the upcoming LCCI elections.