PPP nominates Sherry Rehman as leader of opposition in Senate

14 Mar, 2018 2:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) on Wednesday nominated party leader Sherry Rehman as leader of the opposition in Senate.

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned the party leadership in Zardari House today.

Party leader Qayyum Somroo said that the PPP has majority and it will bring it leader of the opposition in the Upper House of the Parliament.

Sherry Rehman will replace PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan.

On the other hand Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has nominated party leader Azam Swati as leader of the opposition in Senate.

Earlier on Monday, opposition-backed candidates Sadiq Sanjrani and Saleem Mandviwalla won the positions of chairman and deputy chairman of Senate, respectively.

Majority of the opposition parties had supported Sanjrani’s candidature and announced to vote for him after he was elected as the member of the Senate for the first time on March 3, 2018, in the Senate elections, in which, half of the chamber’s members were elected.




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