Voting for two senate seats from Punjab, including a general and a reserved seat for women, is underway at the Punjab Assembly building on Thursday (Nov 15). According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Punjab spokesperson, the polling will continue till 4:00 pm.
The seats fell vacant after the verdict of Supreme Court disqualifying PML-N’s Saadia Abbasi, the sister of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and Haroon Akhtar over dual nationality.
In today’s election, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Walid Iqbal and PML-N’s Saud Majeed are vying for the General Senate seat. PTI’s Seemi Aizdi and PML-N’s Saira Afzal Tarar are the strong candidates for women reserved seat.
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23 August, 2019