- Fawad Chaudhry assured about PTI’s win in Senate polls.
- Claims Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will get greater than 180 votes, whereas, all of the opposition events collectively will get about 155 votes.
- The MPs are casting votes for Senate’s 37 right now.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry confirmed his confidence concerning PTI’s win within the on-going Senate polls the place candidates are contesting for 37 vacant seats within the higher home of the Parliament.
In a tweet, the science minister mentioned: “PTI will simply win right now’s Senate election in Islamabad. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will get greater than 180 votes, whereas, all of the opposition events will get about 155 votes altogether.”
The federal minister additionally claimed that the ruling occasion will emerge as the biggest occasion within the higher home after the elections.
The ruling PTI has fielded Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh for the Senate seat from Islamabad whereas the Opposition events have nominated former prime minister and senior PPP chief Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani for the federal capital’s normal seat.
The lawmakers are casting votes in one of many nation’s most hotly contested Senate polls the place the transparency of the electoral course of has grow to be a key problem.
The MPAs are voting on 37 vacant seats of the Senate with 11 senators elected unopposed from Punjab. Now the polling is being held for 12 seats every of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11 of Sindh, and two of the federal capital.
The polling, which started at 9:00 am, will proceed until 5:00 pm within the ing.