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PTI urges Senate Secretary to postpone election of Senate heads

PTI urges Senate Secretary to postpone election of Senate heads

PTI urges Senate Secretary to postpone election of Senate heads

PTI urges Senate Secretary to postpone election of Senate heads

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) has submitted an application to the Senate Secretary against the election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman.

In the application submitted by PTI Senator Saifullah Niazi to the Senate Secretariat, it has been said that the election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman Senate should be postponed until the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senate election.

“The position adopted in the petition is that post-Senate chairman and deputy chairman are lying vacant, you are the custodian of the house, your duty is to fulfill your constitutional responsibility, and you are requested not to start the process of selecting the chairman and deputy chairman of the senate unless elections are not held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, this election should not be held”.

On the other hand, Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf(PTI) challenged the election of chairman and deputy chairman of the Senate in Islamabad High Court.

5 senators of PTI filed a petition to stop the election of the chairman and deputy chairman.

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The petition filed in the Islamabad High Court was signed by Senator Zarqa, Saifullah Niazi, Saifullah Abro, Falaknaz Chitrali, Fauzia Arshad, and Humayun Mohmand.

In the petition of PTI, it has been stated that the purpose of establishing the senate is to ensure equal representation to all the provinces, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is being deprived of its legitimate right, so until the election of the senate seats of the province, the chairman and deputy chairman. The selection should be stopped.

On the other hand, the election of chairman and deputy chairman in the Senate will be held tomorrow, in which Foreign Minister Senator Ishaq Dar will preside over the Senate meeting as the presiding officer.

The Senate Secretariat has issued a circular for the Senate officers regarding the swearing-in of the newly elected members and the election of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Senate.

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