ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday assured Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani of full support of government and its allies for upcoming elections of Chairman of upper house of the parliament.
As per details, Sadiq Sanjrani called on Prime Minister Imran to discuss strategy for Senate Chairman and Deputy Chairman elections that will be held on March 12.
During the meeting, PM Imran said that he is confident that Sanjrani will win the election. He also said that candidate for slot of Senate Deputy Chairman will also be finalized soon after consultation.
It is pertinent to mention here that PM Imran had named Sadiq Sanjrani as candidate for Senate chairman’s office.
On the other hand, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Monday nominated newly elected Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Senator Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani as joint candidate in the forthcoming Senate chairman election. PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman announced Gilani’s candidature for the Senate chairman election after a meeting in Islamabad attended by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz and others members of the alliance.