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  • PTI’s Farah Khan submitted her nomination papers for girls’s solely seat from Punjab in Senate
  • PTI had already given a ticket to Dr Zarqa Taimur for a similar seat 
  • SAPM Dr Shahbaz Gill says Farah Khan has been an energetic PTI member, due to this fact, it’s her “right to nominate herself”
  • Says the First Woman Bushra Bibi, who’s a good friend of Farah Khan, shouldn’t be “unnecessarily dragged into the matter” relating to Khan’s resolution to appoint herself 

LAHORE: PTI member Farah Khan has submitted her nomination papers for the one ladies’s seat from Punjab within the Senate despite the fact that the PTI had already issued its official ticket to Dr Zarqa Taimur for a similar seat, it emerged on Tuesday.

In line with Geo Information, Farah Khan submitted her nomination utilizing her actual title, Farhat Shahzadi. 

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Dr Zarqa joined the PTI in 2010 and was beforehand appointed because the deputy info secretary of PTI Punjab. In the meantime, Farah Khan, in line with Geo Urdu, is a detailed good friend of the First Woman Bushra Bibi, due to which her resolution to appoint herself turned a goal of “unnecessary criticism.”

In line with the Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill, whereas Dr Zarqa was already given a ticket for the seat, Farah Khan additionally had a proper to submit her nomination.

“Farah bibi is a part of the PTI and she has been active in the party for the last few years,” Shahbaz Gill tweeted. “She has submitted her nomination papers for the Senate which is her right.”

The SAPM additionally requested folks to “know the facts before resorting to criticism.”

Dr Gill added that Farah Khan is “an entrepreneur and runs her own business, adding that parties should give a chance to women to come forward and instead of criticising them.”

He went on to say that each social gathering member and workplace bearer has the proper to submit their nomination papers within the Senate. 

“It is not right to criticise the First Lady and drag her into this matter unnecessarily,” he emphasised.

Earlier, the PTI nominated Water Sources Minister Faisal Vawda and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aide, Dr Sania Nishtar, to contest the upcoming Senate elections.

Science and Know-how Minister Fawad Chaudhry had revealed earlier this month the social gathering members who could be nominated within the Senate polls.

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“From Islamabad, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Fauzia Arshad have been selected as the PTI’s candidates,” Chaudhry wrote. “From Sindh, Faisal Vawda will contest the election while Saifullah Abro will contest the election for the technocrats seat as the PTI’s candidate.

“From Punjab, Saifullah Niaz, Dr Zarqa and Barrister Ali Zafar will contest the election as PTI candidates. Bulletins relating to the opposite seats can be made later,” he had added.

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