Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday nominated Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi for the slot of Deputy Chairman Senate.
According to the details, this was confirmed by the Federal Minister for information and broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz.
Shibli Faraz in his tweet said that
“Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi for Deputy Chairman Slot giving representation to Ex FATA PTI member”
Prime Minister Imran khan has nominated Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi for Deputy Chairman Slot giving representation to Ex FATA PTI member.
— Senator Shibli Faraz (@shiblifaraz) March 11, 2021
It should be noted that the Prime Minister hosted a luncheon for the senators hailing from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the allied parties ahead of the election of the chairman and deputy chairman Senate.
Current chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and other ministers and the newly elected senators of the government-allied parties attended the luncheon. The meeting mulled over to name the candidate for the deputy chairman Senate post.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had also expressed confidence that Sadiq Sanjrani will win the elections for the Chairman Senate on March 125 (tomorrow).