The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Sindh chapter has accepted the nomination papers Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Faisal Vawda for senate polls on the first day of scrutiny of papers.
According to the details, PTI adhered with its decision to nominate MNA Faisal Vawda as its candidate for the upcoming Senate elections.
The decision was taken by during a meeting of the party’s parliamentary board today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
During the meeting, PM Imran Khan said that Faisal Vawda had rendered services for the party.
The ruling party’s board discussed the reservations raised against the PTI members who were nominated as candidates by the party.
A total of 51 PTI members have filed their nomination papers for the elections.
From Punjab, Saifullah Niazi, Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Aon Abbas Buppi have filed papers for general seats, Ali Zafar for a technocrat seat while Dr Zarqa will vie for a women’s seat.
From Sindh, Faisal Vawda will contest on a general seat and Saifullah Abro on a technocrat seat.
Zahoor Agha is the only PTI candidate who will contest on a general seat from Balochistan.
Finance Minister Dr Hafeez Sheikh will be PTI’s candidate for general seat from Islamabad and Fauzia Arshad will contest for the women seat.