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Senate chairman elections ‘an ideal sport’, says Pervez Khattak

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PESHAWAR: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak took quite a few jibes on the defeat of the Opposition events’ anti-government coalition beneath the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) banner throughout elections of the higher Home‘s high officers, saying it was “a great game”.

“Everyone took revenge on each other… I had a lot of fun and this game will continue,” Khattak stated, referring to how the PDM’s candidates for the Senate chairman and deputy chairman posts — the PPP’s Yousaf Raza Gillani and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of the JUI-F, respectively — misplaced.

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“In the second phase, the PML-N took revenge on the PPP,” he added. The federal minister stated seven votes had been rejected after being forged “directly” in an effort to be sure that “they know how to give a shock”.

The PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman was additionally “deceived”, he stated. “I had a lot of fun and this game will continue in the future. They will keep defeating each other in the same way and we will enjoy watching this spectacle.”

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Khattak noticed that the anti-government alliance was “fooling” Fazlur Rehman. “He should come to his senses and leave the PDM’s presidency. Tomorrow, if they march for a sit-in, they would leave ‘Maulana’ halfway through,” the minister said.

Earlier this week, the Opposition’s panel confronted a defeat within the election of Senate’s chairman and deputy chairman, with the ruling PTI’s candidates Sadiq Sanjarani and Mirza Mohammad Afridi rising profitable.

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