Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti has congratulated Awami National Party
backed independent candidate Gohar Nawaz, brother of former MPA late Akhtar
Nawaz on his election in by-polls from PF-51 Haripur.

In a statement, the chief minister expressed the hope that the victorious
candidate Gohar Nawaz would serve the masses, who reposed confidence in him like
his elder brother Akhtar Nawaz and would come upto the expectations of the
people of PF-51 by utilizing all his energies and efforts.

He said the victory of Gohar Nawaz in the by-elections was reflective of the
confidence of the people in the provincial government and its policies.

Gohar Nawaz contested the elections as an independent candidate following his
elder brother, but he was backed by the Awami National Party.