Opposition’s Rehber committee has given go ahead for the appointment of Senate Chairman to PML-N, the majority party in the upper house. According to sources, after the approval by the Rehber committee, the PML-N has started contemplating the names of Musaddaq Malik and Raka Zafarul Haq as new chairman Senate.
Sources also confirmed that after getting the chairman Senate slot PML-N will withdraw from opposition leader in national assembly slot. Meantime, sources said, Rehber committee is also contacting with the opposition leader in Senate over the issue as N-League soon hand over the two names to the committee for chairman Senate seat. The PPP deputy chairman Senate Saleem Mandiwala will continue work on his slot.
The opposition’s anti-government ‘Rehbar Committee’ met on Friday (July 5) to decide a future course of action, with the main item on the agenda being the removal of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. The committee has decided to submit no-confidence move against chairman Senate.
Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Fazl) leader Akram Khan Durrani addressed the media soon after the meeting concluded to announce that he had been chosen convener for the next two months. The position will rotate among all member parties, he said. Durrani also announced that the opposition parties had formally decided to remove Sanjrani from his post. A resolution will be submitted in Senate on July 9 in this regard, he said. The opposition failed to reach a consensus on the replacement for Sanjrani, however, with Durrani saying that a name will be announced on July 11 after further deliberation.
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