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Nawaz Sharif, Maulana Fazl discuss upcoming Senate polls

Nawaz Sharif, Maulana Fazl discuss upcoming Senate polls
February 11, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday discussed the country’s political situation including long march with the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

In a telephonic conversation, the country’s overall political situation, preparations about the long march announced by the PDM and upcoming Senate polls came under discussion.

It is to be noted that the opposition parties united under the banner of PDM will contest the upcoming Senate elections jointly. The parties will not field candidates against each other.

Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan has announced on Thursday that the Senate polls will be held across the country on March 3. The ECP released the schedule for the Senate elections. The polls will be held on March 3. The last date for filing of nomination papers is February 13.

This will be followed by a scrutiny process for the nominations which will be completed by February 12 while the last date for filing of appeals against acceptance or rejection of papers is February 18.

The date for disposal of appeals is February 20 and the revised list of the contestants will be issued later on February 21 while the candidates can use option of withdrawal of candidature till February 22.