ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Leader, Syed Khurshid Shah submitted his nomination papers for the election of Speaker at the National Assembly Secretariat.
Later talking to the media, he said that he is confident of his victory in the election. He pointed out that he is member of the parliament for over three decades and he has good relations with the elected representatives.
He said a functional parliament is important for a strong democracy.
The election of speaker and deputy speaker will be held today.
PTI candidate Asad Qaiser has already submitted nomination papers for the slot of the Speaker at the assembly secretariat.
PTI has nominated Qasim Suri of Balochistan for the office of Deputy Speaker of the lower house. INP