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Electoral college members vote to elect 37 Senators

Electoral college members vote to elect 37 Senators

Electoral college members vote to elect 37 Senators today (Wednesday).

The polling which started at nine am continue till five pm.

Electoral college members vote to elect 37 Senators

Polling on thirty-seven vacant seats of the Senate continued at the parliament house and three provincial Assemblies, including Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

In the federal capital, the National Assembly hall declared the polling station.

Shafiq Arain became the first one to cast the vote, while Faisal Vawda followed him.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has also cast his vote.

During his visit to the Assembly hall, he also interacted with the MNAs of PTI and allied parties.

Meanwhile, Opposition leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PPP Co Chairman Asif Ali Zardari have cast their votes for the Senate election.

Other prominent figures who have so far cast their vote include Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Minister for Planning Asad Umar.

Moreover, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad have also cast botes.

Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, and Minister for Science Fawad Chaudhary came next in line.

In the federal capital, Abdul Hafeez Sheikh of PTI and Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani of PPP are vying for the general seat.

For the women seat, Fauzia Arshad of PTI and Farzana Kausar of PML (N) are contesting to become Senator.

According to reports, the MNAs and MPAs are voting to elect 11 senators from Sindh and 12 each from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

GTV

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