ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s politics in going through the biggest phase of it recent phase as polling for Senate seats is underway in the national and provincial assemblies for upper house of Parliament, Senate.
In today’s senate elections, 132 candidates will contest for 48 seats of Senate. In further details, Election Commission of Pakistan confirmed that 84 candidates will contest for 33 general seats from the provinces, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and the federal capital, 22 for eight seats reserved for women from the provinces and the federal capital and 18 for eight seats reserved for technocrats, including ulema.
Eight candidates will contest for two seats reserved for minorities — one each from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
A Senior senator of PML-N Raja Zafrul Haq advised Imran Khan to avoid dirty politics. He believed that Imran Khan needs a mature political vision.
Unofficial results will be announced immediately after the vote count.
However, final notification will be issued once the elected members submit details of their election campaign and after conclusion of pending court cases regarding their candidature, if any.
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