Voting underway for election of Chairman Senate

Islamabad, March 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Voting is underway for the election of Chairman Senate. Sadiq Sanjrani of the ruling alliance and Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani of the opposition parties are vying for the seat. The voting is taking place through a secret ballot. The polling will close at five pm. Then the winning candidate will take the oath of office.

Later, the election for the seat of Deputy Chairman Senate will be held. For the seat, the contest is between Mirza Muhammad Afridi of the ruling alliance and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of the opposition parties. Earlier, as the House reassembled, the presiding officer directed the formation of a committee comprising three senators each from the treasury and opposition benches to hold inquiry into the recovery of secret cameras from the House.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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