PPP announces support for Sadiq Sanjrani for Senate chairmanship

11 Mar, 2018 9:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday announced his party’s support for Sadiq Sanjrani as Senate Chairman.

Talking to media along with Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qadoos Bizinjo in Islamabad on Sunday, he said that his party will field Saleem Mandviwalla on the deputy chairman slot.

Earlier, a delegation of newly-elected senators led by Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qadoos Bizinjo met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in Bani Gala.

The decision to nominate Sadiq Sanjrani as Senate chairman was taken during the meeting.

Mir Abdul Qadoos Bizinjo had thanked the PTI chairman for giving an importance to electing Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Upper House of the Parliament from Balochistan.

The Balochistan CM asked the PPP nominate its candidate for the Senate Deputy Chairman, adding that they will support their candidate.

Imran Khan’s decision to give key position to Balochistan will strengthened the federation.

Speaking on the occasion, the PTI chairman thanked the newly-elected senators saying by keeping aside personal interest, there was need to work hard for the development of the future of the country.

To protect the reputation of the parliament and democracy, a fight against corrupt Sharif family was necessary, he added.

On the other hand, ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was yet to announce its candidate for the top slot.

A consultative meeting of the ruling party was also held in Islamabad to decide on their candidates which was attended by party leaders.



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