- Faisal Vawda to contest Senate elections as PTI candiate from Sindh
- Saifullah Abro to contest from PTI’s platform for the technocrats seat
- Saifullah Niazi, Dr Zarqa and Barrister Ali Zafar to contest elections from PTI’s platform in Punjab
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water Sources Faisal Vawda and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aide Dr Sania Nishtar are a few of the candidates that the PTI have determined to decide on to contest the upcomiong Senate elections.
This was revealed by Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry, who took to Twitter to reveal that the occasion has finalised most of its candidates for the Senate polls.
“The PTI has finalised the names of most of its candidates. From Islamabad, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Fauzia Arshad have been selected as the PTI’s candidates,” he tweeted.
“From Sindh, Faisal Vawda will contest the election while Saifullah Abro will contest the election for the technocrats seat as the PTI’s candidate,” added the minister.
“From Punjab, Saifullah Niaz, Dr Zarqa and Barrister Ali Zafar will contest the election as PTI candidates. Announcements regarding the other seats will be made later,” mentioned Chaudhry.
“Shibli Faraz, Mohsin Aziz, Dost Mohammad, Sania Nishtar and Farzana have been included in the list of final names [for Senate election candidates]. Announcement for the remaining seats will be made later,” he tweeted.
Tickets for Senate elections to be awarded on benefit, says PM Imran Khan
In an earlier assembly of the PTI’s parliamentary board, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that tickets to occasion candidates for the upcoming Senate elections will probably be awarded on benefit.
“We are trying to ensure that this time around, money does not influence the Senate elections,” he reportedly mentioned. “Aspiring candidates will be judged on their qualifications and services they rendered to the party,” he added.
Learn extra: Zulfi Bukhari, Shahzad Akbar, Hafeez Shaikh amongst candidates advisable for PTI Senate ticket
Geo Information had reported on February 4 that the PTI’s parliamentary board had instructed the names of Shahzad Akbar, Zulfi Bukhari, Sania Nishtar, Abdul Razzak Dawood, Babar Awan, Saifullah Niazi, Dr Zarqa and Nilofar Bakhtiar because the occasion’s candidates for the upcoming Senate elections.
Sources had confirmed that from Khyber Pakhtukhwa, the occasion had determined to retain Shibli Faraz as its candidate. The names of advisor to the prime minister on Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Kamil Ali Agha from the coalition events have been advisable, sources had disclosed.