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Islamabad (PTI): Pakistan's former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar is unlikely to contest polls to parliament next month as her father is a...

hinaIslamabad (PTI): Pakistan's former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar is unlikely to contest polls to parliament next month as her father is a candidate for the National Assembly constituency that she represented earlier, according to a media report on Sunday. The nomination papers of Khar's father, Ghulam Rabbani Khar, for parliamentary constituency number 177 in Punjab province have been approved by poll authorities. Khar was quoted by The Express Tribune as saying that she had only "applied as a covering candidate to my father". As her father's papers had been cleared, Khar told the daily that "would be that for her political career for now". Khar has also not applied for a parliamentary seat reserved for women on a Pakistan People's Party ticket. "That continues to be the position," she said.
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