PM expresses satisfaction over peaceful conduct of Senate polling process

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

03rd Mar, 2021. 11:48 am

As polling is underway for the Senate Elections 2021, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan held a meeting with Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad.

According to the details, the meeting took place in the Prime Minister’s Chamber. During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed satisfaction over the peaceful conduct of the polling process in the National Assembly.

Let it be known that the polling is being held on thirty-seven vacant seats of the Senate.

All the eleven candidates for Senate from Punjab have already been elected unopposed while candidates from Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federal Capital will be elected today.

Two senators will be elected from the federal capital, eleven from Sindh and twelve each from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

It merits a mention here that fifty-two senators in the house of 100 are set to retire on 11th of this month after completion of their six-year term.

Other prominent figures who have cast their votes so far include Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, Minister for Science Fawad Chaudhary and Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda.

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