Government wants to hold senate election in transparent manner: Shafqat

Islamabad, February 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said that government wants to hold forthcoming senate election in transparent manner so it had tabled the senate amendment bill in the parliament.

Talking to a private TV channel, he said the opposition parties were also in favour of the open balloting in senate election as the Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz had signed Charter of Democracy to hold senate election through show of hands but now they are opposing it for political scoring.

He said the opposition should support the government’s bill in the National Assembly if they are in favour of transparency and against horse trading in senate elections in true sense. He further said the all tactics of opposition parties were failed and the government is strongly against the horse trading and corruption.

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