Lahore (Staff Report): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is chairing a high-level meeting today (Thursday) to discuss matters related campaign for the NA-120 by-poll elections, in physical absence of Baghum Kulsoom Nawaz due to her illness.

According to details, Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif , Railways Minister and Lahore MNA Saad Rafique, Senator Pervaiz Rashid and other party leaders are attending the meeting. 

During the meeting, former PML-Q leader from Sindh, Asad Junejo also met Nawaz and announced to join the ruling party. 

The former premier's wife and candidate of Pakistan’s Muslim League - Noon (PLM-N) Kulsoom Nawaz is undergoing treatment in London after being diagnosed with throat cancer and so unable to participate in the campaign of by-poll election that is scheduled be held on September 17. 

Following the disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , Baghum Nawaz submitted her papers to contest NA-120 by-poll elections.