Sadiq Sanjrani sworn in as new Senate chairman

Sadiq Sanjrani

Balochistan independent Senator Sadiq Sanjrani has been elected as Senate Chairman as he bagged 57 votes out of the total 103, DawnNewsTV reported. Polling took place via a secret ballot. After the chairman is elected, he will begin proceedings for election of the deputy chairman of the upper house, DawnNewsTVreported. The top contenders for the post of chairman are independent Balochistan Senator Sadiq Sanjrani — backed by the joint opposition including the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), other independents from Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas…

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