Canada: Two Pakistani women secure victory in general elections
In the general election in Canada, the Liberal Party has defeated the ruling conservative party.
- Salma Zahid and Iqra Khalid both Pakistan based Canadian women win the elections.
- According to media reports, Salma moved from Pakistan to Canada with her family 15 years ago.
- Justin Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party, will be Canada’s next Prime Minister.
In the general election in Canada, the Liberal Party has defeated the ruling conservative party. Justin Trudeau will be the next Prime Minister.
The highlight of the election is that both the Pakistani women candidates of the Liberal Party and a man were able to win the election.
Pakistan Based Canadian women
It is reported that Salma Zahid and Iqra Khalid participated in the elections and defeated the opposition candidates.
Pakistani Canadian Salma Zahid defeated Resin James of the opposition conservative party for the Scarborough Center for Liberals.
According to media reports, Salma moved from Pakistan to Canada with her family 15 years ago, whereas the other Pakistani candidate who won the election is Iqra Khalid.
In the general election, the Liberal Party won by defeating the Canadian ruling party, the Conservative Party, in a contest between the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party.
After which Justin Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party, will be Canada’s next Prime Minister.
There are a large number of Pakistani Canadians living in Canada, who are serving in several institutions of the country. Furthermore, they are taking part in elections as candidates as well.
In recent elections of Canada on 21 October with 33 percent support, Trudeau wins the popular vote.
Trudeau, the Liberal leader, and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer were the two top contenders in Monday’s competitive general election. More than 300 parliamentary seats were up for grabs.
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