- Asif Ali Zardari says Gilani secured fewer votes than anticipated as he was imagined to get a minimum of 20 extra votes.
- Zardari says the get together will resolve about Gilani contesting elections for Senate chairman and PDM will take a proper resolution on the matter.
- Gillani obtained 169 votes, whereas Hafeez Shaikh acquired 164.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Democratic Celebration (PDM)’s Senate candidate Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani secured fewer votes than anticipated as he was imagined to get a minimum of 20 extra votes, says former President Asif Ali Zardari.
Showing on Geo Information programme Capital Discuss, the PPP co-chairperson opined that Gilani’s victory ought to have been by greater than 5 votes. In reality, Gilani ought to have polled 20 extra votes on option to his victory.
When he was requested about the remainder of the 15 anticipated votes, the previous president replied: “You might be higher knowledgeable than me being a journalist working in Islamabad whereas I’m solely a Sindhi politician.”
Responding to a query about Gilani’s plans to contest the election for the Senate chairman, Zardari mentioned the get together will resolve about it and the PDM will take a proper resolution on the matter.
Talking about a scandalous video of Ali Haider Gilani instructing PTI MPs on the right way to waste their vote, Zardari mentioned some folks got here to see him in Islamabad, however he quickly realised that they had been attempting to entice him in a sting operation, so he instantly left and requested Bilawal Bhutto to throw them out.
When the host requested about speculations that Prime Minister Imran Khan may dissolve the meeting, the PPP stalwart replied: “In that case, we’re able to contest the elections.”
After a hotly contested electoral battle, Gilani emerged victorious in opposition to the ruling get together’s Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday.
Gillani obtained 169 votes, whereas Shaikh acquired 164. One vote was not forged.