Islamabad: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Senator Shibli Faraz announced on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi. Serve as Vice Chairman of the Senate.
Shibli Faraz said in a tweet that the nomination of Mirza Afridi represents the former Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA).
Earlier, PM Imran Khan nominated Sadiq Sanjrani for chairmanship of the upper house of parliament as the ruling party’s candidate.
On the other hand, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) nominated newly elected Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Senator Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani as joint candidate in the forthcoming Senate chairman election while Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) will contest election of Deputy Chairman as candidate of PDM.