The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that they had formed a committee to decide who will be the candidate for the office of Senate deputy chairman.
Maulana Fazl has announced about this decision during a press conference alongside Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz in Islamabad.
PPP’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif addressed the gathering via video link.
The JUI-F leader said, the committee will hold its first meeting tomorrow to deliberate on possible candidates.”
Earlier in a day, PDM has nominated Yousuf Raza Gilani for the post of Chairman Senate.
Sources said that Yousuf Raza Gilani was nominated for the post of Senate Chairman by the PPP in the PDM summit today. The PDM approved him for the post of Chairman Senate.
According to sources, PML-N and Awami National Party have also announced their support for Yousuf Raza Gilani for the chairmanship of the Senate.
Yousuf Raza Gilani said that he was grateful to the PDM and attributed the success of the Senate seat to them. The rulers are not digesting this defeat.
Sources also said that in the meeting, Nawaz Sharif suggested to the PPP to nominate Yousuf Raza Gilani for the chairmanship of the Senate, and Nawaz Sharif also announced his support for Yousuf Gilani.