The ruling Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) has offered the Deputy Chairman Slot to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haideri.
According to the details, JUI Secretary-General Abdul Ghafoor Haideri held a meeting with the Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani.
Talking to the media after the meeting, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak said that the government has offered the Deputy Chairmanship of Senate to JUI Secretary-General.
Moreover, Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, whose party is a member of the opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), said that he cannot predict who will become Chairman Senate on March 12 nor has he been informed about PDM’s decision about candidates for the top slots of Senate.
Meanwhile, PDM in the steering committee meeting decided to field a JUI-F candidate for the Deputy Chairmanship of Senate.
The meeting was held at the residence of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The meeting also decided that (PML-N) will get the post of Opposition Leader in the upper house of parliament.