Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has nominated Mirza Muhammad Afridi as Deputy Chairman Senate. His name was finalized after PTi’s core committee meeting which was also attended by PML-Q, BAP and MQM-P leaders.

The government allies also showed confidence in the selected candidate. Afridi has been a Member of the Senate since March 2018.

The Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz took to Twitter and said, “Prime Minister Imran khan has nominated Senator Mirza Mohammad Afridi for Deputy Chairman Slot giving representation to Ex FATA PTI member.”

PM Imran Khan wanted to choose a candidate from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the sources.

The elections for the Senate chairperson and deputy chairperson will be held on March 12. For the former, PTI has nominated Sadiq Sanjrani, who is the incumbent Senate chairman.


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