Muzaffargarh: Jamshed Dasti—Member of National Assembly (MNA) from Muzaffargarh—on Friday announced to dissociate from Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and to contest upcoming general elections against Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.
Speaking to media representatives, Dasti said that he would contest next general elections as an independent candidate from NA 177-178.
He said that in 2010 by-polls Khar and her father opposed him. “I had told the party leadership that I would contest elections against Khar,” he added.
Dasti claimed that former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar inaugurated a project today which has no existence.