Nawaz Sharif’s cousin launches new political party in Lahore


 ISLAMABAD, Oct 4 (TNS): Former premier Nawaz Sharif’s relative Sohail Zia Butt has registered a party, Aam Awami Party (AAP), with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to an ECP notice issued on Wednesday, the party was founded by Sohail Zia Butt and he will be serving as its chairman.

Butt is based in Lahore and is said to have differences with the former prime minister, reported a private media outlet.

The number of political parties registered with the ECP has increased to 353 following the registration of the AAP.